benzoate

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Related to Benzoate ion: methyl orange, benzoic acid, acetanilide, sodium benzoate

benzoate

[′ben·zə‚wāt]
(organic chemistry)
A salt or ester of benzoic acid, formed by replacing the acidic hydrogen of the carboxyl group with a metal or organic radical.