aurocyanide

noun
au·​ro·​cyanide | \ ˌȯrō, -rə + \
plural -s

Definition of aurocyanide

: a complex salt (such as sodium aurocyanide Na[Au(CN)2] formed in the cyanide process for gold) made by the union of aurous cyanide with another cyanide

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History and Etymology for aurocyanide

International Scientific Vocabulary auro- + cyanide

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“Aurocyanide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aurocyanide. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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