noun ac·e·tox·yl \ˌa-sə-ˈtäk-səl\

Definition of acetoxyl



  1. :  a group or radical derived from acetic acid: such as a obsolete :  acetyl b :  the acetate group CH3COO−

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Origin and Etymology of acetoxyl

acet- + oxyl

First Known Use: 1855

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capable of being understood in two ways

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