phenoxide

noun
phen·​ox·​ide | \ fi-ˈnäk-ˌsīd How to pronounce phenoxide (audio) \

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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The first known use of phenoxide was in 1888

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“Phenoxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phenoxide. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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phenoxide

noun
phen·​ox·​ide | \ fi-ˈnäk-ˌsīd How to pronounce phenoxide (audio) \

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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