lactylate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lactylic +‎ -ate

Noun[edit]

lactylate (plural lactylates)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any salt or ester of a lactylic acid.
    • 2007 April 25, Alex Witchel, “A Soft Spot for the Anti-Artisanal”, in New York Times[1]:
      So I believe there is still an argument to be made for sodium stearoyl lactylate, dicalcium phosphate, ammonium sulfate and ammonium chloride — and not just for cleaning the bathroom.