cyanoauric acid

noun cy·a·no·auric acid

Definition of cyanoauric acid

  1. :  a white crystalline acid H[Au(CN)4].3H2O that on heating decomposes into gold, cyanogen, and hydrogen cyanide —called also tetracyanoauric acid

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Origin and Etymology of cyanoauric acid

cyan- + auric

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