ethoxy

adjective
eth·​oxy | \ e-ˈthäk-sē How to pronounce ethoxy (audio) \

Definition of ethoxy

: relating to or containing the monovalent radical CH3CH2O− composed of ethyl united with oxygen

First Known Use of ethoxy

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Ethoxy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethoxy. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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ethoxy

adjective
eth·​oxy | \ e-ˈthäk-sē How to pronounce ethoxy (audio) \

Medical Definition of ethoxy

: relating to or containing ethoxyl

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