ester

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Contraction or abstraction of German Essigäther (ethyl acetate), from Essig (vinegar) (from Latin acetum) and Äther (ether). See ether for more.

Noun[edit]

ester (plural esters)

  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.

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Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ester f (singulative estren)

  1. oysters

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ester (genitive estri, partitive estrit)

  1. (organic chemistry) ester

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French ester, from Late Latin *estāre, from Classical Latin stāre, present active infinitive of stō, from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-.

Verb[edit]

ester

  1. (law) to appear
  2. to be
Conjugation[edit]

This verb does not conjugate. It appears only in the infinitive.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From German Essig-Äther "acetic acid ethyl ester".

Noun[edit]

ester m (plural esters)

  1. (organic chemistry) ester

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Ladin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin exterus, from exter.

Adjective[edit]

ester m (plural esters, feminine estera, feminine plural esteres)

  1. foreign, overseas

Etymology 2[edit]

From Vulgar Latin essere, from Latin esse, present active infinitive of sum.

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Verb[edit]

ester

  1. to be
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

ester m (definite singular esteren, indefinite plural estere, definite plural esterne)

  1. Estonian

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late Latin estō, from Latin stō (infinitive: stare). Compare with estre.

Verb[edit]

ester

  1. to be
  2. to stay; to remain

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. This verb is highly irregular. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ester m

  1. ester (organic compound)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ester c

  1. an ester
  2. indefinite plural of est

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