noun. a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs).
- St. Joseph
- phenyl salicylate
- sweet-birch oil
- methyl salicylate
- birch oil
- nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
- acetylsalicylic acid
Example sentences of the word salicylate
1. Noun, singular or mass
In some people, symptoms of an allergic reaction occur when broccoli is ingested because of the salicylate content of broccoli rather than because of the broccoli itself.
Eat your pear when it is ripe and peel it to decrease it salicylate content.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Some kitties dislike the smell and with good reason: peppermint contains salicylate, a chemical also found in aspirin and poisonous to cats.
4. Verb, base form
So, if you're sensitive to aspirin, you're more likely to react to salicylate in blueberries and other produce.