cy·​a·​nate ˈsī-ə-ˌnāt How to pronounce cyanate (audio)
: a salt (such as ammonium cyanate) or ester of cyanic acid

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First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cyanate was in 1825

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“Cyanate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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