Etymology
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bicarbonate (n.)

1814, bi-carbonate of potash; see bi- + carbonate. Apparently coined by English chemist William Hyde Wollaston.

updated on November 29, 2017

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Definitions of bicarbonate from WordNet

bicarbonate (n.)
a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate;
Synonyms: hydrogen carbonate
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