phenoxide

noun
phen·​ox·​ide | \ fi-ˈnäk-ˌsīd \

Definition of phenoxide 

: a salt of a phenol especially in its capacity as a weak acid

First Known Use of phenoxide

1888, in the meaning defined above

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phenoxide

noun
phen·​ox·​ide | \ fi-ˈnäk-ˌsīd \

Medical Definition of phenoxide 

: a salt of a phenol especially in its capacity as a weak acid

called also phenate, phenolate

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