In the literature, I have read the term, "ynoate" refer to a sort of alkyne. Searching through the IUPAC gold book and Google has failed to return an explicit definition.

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    $\begingroup$ You also hear ynamine, ynone, ynamides, etc. $\endgroup$ – Curt F. Jul 31 at 16:14

ynoate refers to a derivative of an alkyne acid. e.g. ethyl-3-butynoate structure here

The simplest of these is propiolic acid https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propiolic_acid

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  • $\begingroup$ How is ynoate pronounce? $\endgroup$ – MacroGuy Jul 31 at 16:15
  • $\begingroup$ Ein.... oate... $\endgroup$ – Waylander Jul 31 at 16:36

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