noun alk·ox·ide \al-ˈkäk-ˌsīd, -səd\

Definition of ALKOXIDE

:  a basic salt derived from an alcohol by the replacement of the hydroxyl hydrogen with a metal

Origin of ALKOXIDE

alkyl + oxide
First Known Use: circa 1889


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