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ethoxide

[ eth-ok-sahyd ]

noun

, Chemistry.


ethoxide

/ iːθˈɒksaɪd /

noun

  1. any of a class of saltlike compounds with the formula MOC 2 H 5 , where M is a metal atom Also calledethylate


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ethoxide1

C20: from ethox ( yl ) (from eth ( yl ) + ox ( ygen ) + -yl ) + -ide

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