Meaning of methoxyl in English:

methoxyl

Pronunciation /mɪˈθɒksɪl/ /mɪˈθɒksʌɪl/

noun

Chemistry
  • The organic radical CH₃ O—. Now usually attributive.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Frankland (1825–1899), chemist. From meth- + oxy- + -yl; compare -oxyl.