cyanohydrin

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noun cy·a·no·hy·drin \ˌsī-ə-nō-ˈhī-drən, sī-ˌa-nō-\

Definition of cyanohydrin

  1. :  any of various compounds containing both cyano and hydroxyl groups

Origin and Etymology of cyanohydrin

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


First Known Use: 1925


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