-rə +
plural -s
: 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

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary auro- + cyanide

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“Aurocyanide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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