alkoxyl

noun
alk·​ox·​yl | \ alˈkäksə̇l \
plural -s

Definition of alkoxyl

: an univalent radical RO (such as methoxyl) composed of an alkyl group united with oxygen

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First Known Use of alkoxyl

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alkoxyl

blend of alkyl and oxy-

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“Alkoxyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alkoxyl. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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