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noun, Chemistry.
a salt or ester of salicylic acid.
any salt or ester of salicylic acid

salicylate sa·lic·y·late (sə-lĭs’ə-lāt’, -lĭt, sāl’ĭ-sĭl’ĭt)
A salt or an ester of salicylic acid.
(sə-lĭs’ə-lāt’, -lĭt, sāl’ə-sĭl’ĭt)
A salt or ester of salicylic acid, containing the group C7H5O3.


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