phenoxide

noun

phen·​ox·​ide fi-ˈnäk-ˌsīd How to pronounce phenoxide (audio)
: a salt of a phenol especially in its capacity as a weak acid

Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of phenoxide was in 1888

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Cite this Entry

“Phenoxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phenoxide. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

phenoxide

noun
phen·​ox·​ide fi-ˈnäk-ˌsīd How to pronounce phenoxide (audio)
: a salt of a phenol especially in its capacity as a weak acid

called also phenate, phenolate

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