alkoxy

[ al-kok-see ]
/ ˈæl kɒk si /

adjective Chemistry.

of or containing a univalent organic radical consisting of an alkyl group attached to oxygen.

Origin of alkoxy

First recorded in 1920–25; alk(yl) + oxy-2
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