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noun 
  1. (organic chemistry) A compound most often formed by the condensation of an alcohol and an acid, with elimination of water. It contains the functional group carbon-oxygen double bond joined via carbon to another oxygen atom.
Translations: 
  • French: ester
  • Spanish: éster
Etymology: From Essig-íther "acetic acid ethyl ester".


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