Meaning of potassium oxalate

potas'sium ox'alate

Pronunciation: [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, KCO&multiplydot;HO, used chiefly as a bleaching agent and in medical tests as an anticoagulant.
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