formylate

transitive verb
for·​myl·​ate | \ -mə̇ˌlāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of formylate

: to introduce formyl into (a compound)

Other Words from formylate

formylation \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈlāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for formylate

formyl + -ate

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“Formylate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/formylate. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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