Definition of oxalate in English:

oxalate

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester of oxalic acid.

    • ‘The reaction of calcium ions with oxalic acid produces an insoluble solid, calcium oxalate.’
    • ‘Among other ingredients, we can mention oxalates and tannin.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘These are usually carbonates and oxalates in limestone environments.’
    • ‘Transparent plastic tubes hold an oxalate (chemically related to oxalyl chloride) and a fluorescent dye.’

Pronunciation

oxalate

/ˈɒksəleɪt/