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hydrocyanic acid

noun hy·dro·cy·an·ic acid \ˌhī-drō-sī-ˌan-ik-\

Medical Definition of HYDROCYANIC ACID

:  an aqueous solution of hydrogen cyanide HCN that is an extremely poisonous weak acid used especially in fumigating—called also prussic acid
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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