ethyl formate(redirected from Ethyl methanoate)
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ethyl formate[¦eth·əl ′fȯr‚māt]
HCOOC2H5 A colorless liquid, boiling at 54.4°C; used as a solvent, fumigant, and larvicide and in flavors, resins, and medicines.
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