diether

noun

di·​ether (ˌ)dī-ˈē-thər How to pronounce diether (audio)
: a compound containing two atoms of oxygen with ether linkages

Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of diether was in 1950

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“Diether.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diether. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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