Meaning of mercurate

mer•cu•rate

Pronunciation: (mûr'kyu-rāt"), [key]
— n., v., -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
—n.
  1. any salt in which bivalent mercury is part of a complex anion.
—v.t.
  1. to introduce mercury into (an organic compound); treat with mercury.
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