[ al-kok-sahyd, -sid ]
/ ælˈkɒk saɪd, -sɪd /
a compound formed from an alcohol by the replacement of the hydrogen of the hydroxyl group with a metal, as sodium methoxide, CH3ONa, from methyl alcohol, CH3OH.
Origin of alkoxide
Also called alcoholate.
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