cyanogenetic

adjective
cy·a·no·ge·net·ic | \ˌsī-ə-nō-jə-ˈne-tik, sī-ˌa-nō-\
variants: or cyanogenic \ˌsī-ə-nō-ˈje-nik, sī-ˌa-nō- \

Definition of cyanogenetic 

: capable of producing cyanide (such as hydrogen cyanide) a cyanogenetic glucoside

Other Words from cyanogenetic

cyanogenesis \ˌsī-ə-nō-ˈje-nə-səs, sī-ˌa-nō- \ noun

First Known Use of cyanogenetic

1902, in the meaning defined above

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