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ˈsɪ treɪt, ˈsaɪ-cit·rate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. citrateverb

    a salt or ester of citric acid

  2. citrateverb

    cause to form a salt or ester of citric acid


  1. citratenoun

    Any salt or ester of citric acid.

    Etymology: From citric.

  2. citrateverb

    To cause to form citrate.

    Etymology: From citric.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Citratenoun

    a salt of citric acid

    Etymology: [From Citric.]


  1. Citrate

    A citrate is a derivative of citric acid; that is, the salts, esters, and the polyatomic anion found in solution. An example of the former, a salt is trisodium citrate; an ester is triethyl citrate. When part of a salt, the formula of the citrate ion is written as C6H5O73- or C3H5O(COO)33−.


  1. Citrate

    antennae with very long, curled lateral branches which may or may not be ciliated; see plumose.

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  1. arctite, cattier

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of citrate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of citrate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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