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cyanamide

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noun cy·an·a·mide \sī-ˈa-nə-məd\

Definition of cyanamide

  1. 1 :  a caustic acidic compound CH2N2

  2. 2 :  calcium cyanamide



Origin and Etymology of cyanamide

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1838


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