cyanohydrin

noun
cy·​a·​no·​hy·​drin | \ ˌsī-ə-nō-ˈhī-drən How to pronounce cyanohydrin (audio) , sī-ˌa-nō- \

Definition of cyanohydrin

: any of various compounds containing both cyano and hydroxyl groups

First Known Use of cyanohydrin

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyanohydrin

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

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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 23 Sep. 2021.

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