Definition of meconate in English:

meconate

Pronunciation /ˈmiːkəneɪt/ /ˈmiːkənət/

noun

rare Chemistry
  • A salt or ester of meconic acid.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From French méconate from mécon- (in méconique) + -ate. Earliest as meconiate, probably showing remodelling of the French word after meconium.