cyanohydrin

noun

cy·​a·​no·​hy·​drin ˌsī-ə-nō-ˈhī-drən How to pronounce cyanohydrin (audio)
sī-ˌa-nō-
: any of various compounds containing both cyano and hydroxyl groups

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary, from cyan- + hydr- + -in entry 1

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cyanohydrin was in 1925

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“Cyanohydrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyanohydrin. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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