[pahy-roo-veyt, pi-] /paɪˈru veɪt, pɪ-/

noun, Chemistry.
an ester or salt of .

pyruvate py·ru·vate (pī-rōō’vāt, pĭ-)
A salt or an ester of pyruvic acid.
(pī-r’vāt, pĭ-)
A salt, ester, or ionized form of pyruvic acid, containing the group CH3COCOO.


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