Definition of propenoate in English:

propenoate

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester of propenoic acid. Compare "acrylate". Usually as a formative element in chemical names.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Journal of Organic Chemistry. From propeno- + -ate.

Pronunciation

propenoate

/prəʊˈpiːnəʊət/