plural -s
: a binary compound of ethoxyl
especially : a base formed from ethyl alcohol by replacement of the hydroxyl hydrogen with a metal
aluminum ethoxide Al(OC2H5)3

Word History


ethoxyl + -ide

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ethoxide was in 1852

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“Ethoxide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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