Definition of ethoxide in English:

ethoxide

(also ethoxyde)

noun

Chemistry
  • An alkoxide containing the anion C ₂ H ₅ O− or the group –OC ₂ H ₅, typically formed by the reaction of ethanol with a metal.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From eth- + oxide.

Pronunciation

ethoxide

/ɪˈθɒksʌɪd/ /ɛˈθɒksʌɪd/