- containing the formyl group.
Origin of formyl
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Formic acid was supposed to be an oxide of formyl; and chloroform, the terchloride of formyl.
Formyl Violet S4B, chroming after dyeing as described above.The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics
- (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group HCO-a formyl group or radical
Word Origin for formyl
C19: from form (ic) + -yl
- The univalent radical HCO, characteristic of aldehydes.
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- The radical HCO, derived from formic acid.
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