Definition of anthranilate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌanθrəˈnʌɪleɪt/


A salt or ester of anthranilic acid.
Example sentences
  • Likewise, food manufacturers no longer have to use natural grape to flavor a juice or dessert - they need only to add some artificial methyl anthranilate to achieve the same effect at much less expense.
  • Experiments carried out by wildlife specialists used methyl anthranilate.
  • In 1990, Pellmyr and his colleagues reported that fritillary butterflies seek the scent of only one form, probably because of its irresistible methyl anthranilate and isoeugenol.

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