cyanoauric acid


cy·​a·​no·​auric acid
: a white crystalline acid H[Au(CN)4].3H2O that on heating decomposes into gold, cyanogen, and hydrogen cyanide

called also tetracyanoauric acid

Word History


cyan- + auric

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“Cyanoauric acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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