Definition of reineckate in US English:

reineckate

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt of Reinecke acid; the complex anion present in this.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in British Chemical Abstracts. From the name of Albert Reinecke + -ate, after German Reineckat (J. Kapfhammer Die freien Aminogruppen im Eiweiss (diss., Univ. of Leipzig) 39).

Pronunciation

reineckate

/ˈrʌɪnɛkeɪt/