Synonymous with alkoxides. Alcoholate should not be used for solvates derived from an alcohol such as CaCl2.nROH
, for the ending -ate often occurs in names for anions.
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1312 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)