Definition of mesaconate in English:

mesaconate

Pronunciation /ˌmɛsəˈkɒneɪt/ /ˌmɛzəˈkɒneɪt/

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt of mesaconic acid.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From mesacon- + -ate. An equivalent German form is not found in the source translated in quot. 1856.