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A salt or ester of oxalic acid.
- ‘These are usually carbonates and oxalates in limestone environments.’
- ‘Similarly, the contents of alkaloids, tannins, oxalates, glucosides, dicumarins, prussic acid, nitrates or other substances in several weeds used as fodder and grasslands has also increased.’
- ‘The reaction of calcium ions with oxalic acid produces an insoluble solid, calcium oxalate.’
- ‘Transparent plastic tubes hold an oxalate (chemically related to oxalyl chloride) and a fluorescent dye.’
- ‘Among other ingredients, we can mention oxalates and tannin.’
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