Definition of alkoxide in English:

alkoxide

(also alkoxid)

noun

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.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

alkoxide

/alˈkɒksʌɪd/