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formylate

[ fawr-muh-leyt ]
/ 藞f蓴r m蓹藢le瑟t /
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verb (used with object), for路myl路at路ed, for路myl路at路ing.Chemistry.
to introduce the formyl group into (an organic compound).
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Origin of formylate

First recorded in 1930鈥35; formyl + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM formylate

for路myl路a路tion, noun
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