alkoxide

[al-kok-sahyd, -sid]
noun Chemistry.
  1. 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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