ethoxy

adjective

eth·​oxy e-ˈthäk-sē How to pronounce ethoxy (audio)
: relating to or containing the monovalent radical CH3CH2O− composed of ethyl united with oxygen

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ethoxy was in 1880

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“Ethoxy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethoxy. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

ethoxy

adjective
eth·​oxy e-ˈthäk-sē How to pronounce ethoxy (audio)
: relating to or containing ethoxyl
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