Alcoholate Al"co*hol*ate, n. [Cf. F. alcolaie.] (Chem.) A crystallizable compound of a salt with alcohol, in which the latter plays a part analogous to that of water of crystallization. --Graham. [1913 Webster]

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  • alcoholate — al·co·hol·ate …   English syllables

  • chloral alcoholate — A complex of chloral and ethanol. Prepared by refluxing trichloroacetaldehyde (chloral) or chloral hydrate with alcohol. Alleged to be an active constituent of a Mickey Finn …   Medical dictionary

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