Meaning of alkoxide in English:

alkoxide

Pronunciation /alˈkɒksʌɪd/

noun

(also alkoxid)
Chemistry
  • Any of a class of salt-like organic compounds containing anions of the form RO−, where R is an alkyl group, typically formed by the reaction of alcohols with metals.

    The simplest alkoxide ions are methoxide, CH₃O−, and ethoxide, C₂H₅O−.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From alk- + oxide.