Definition of aldehydate in US English:

aldehydate

noun

Chemistry
rare
  • Originally: †a salt of ‘aldehydic acid’ (obsolete). Later: a compound formed by reaction of an aldehyde with a base.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From aldehyde + -ate. Compare earlier aldehydic.

Pronunciation

aldehydate

/ˈaldɪhʌɪdeɪt/