Origin of formic
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The distillate "B" may contain formic, acetic, propionic, butyric and benzoic acids.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
The acids of perspiration (acetic, formic, and butyric) often become so concentrated that they act on the fiber of the fabric.Textiles|William H. Dooley
Salts, in which one atom of hydrogen in formic acid is replaced by a metal or other basic radical.
Formic acid was supposed to be an oxide of formyl; and chloroform, the terchloride of formyl.
It manifests this peculiarity because of the volatile formic acid which it contains.