Definition of oxalate in English:


Line breaks: ox¦al|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈɒksəleɪt


  • A salt or ester of oxalic acid.
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    • 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.
    • Transparent plastic tubes hold an oxalate (chemically related to oxalyl chloride) and a fluorescent dye.
    • The reaction of calcium ions with oxalic acid produces an insoluble solid, calcium oxalate.

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