cyaphenine

noun

cy·​aph·​e·​nine
sīˈafəˌnēn,
-nə̇n
plural -s
: a white crystalline compound C21H15N3 formed especially by the polymerization of benzonitrile; 2,4,6-triphenyl-s-triazine

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary cyan- + phenine; originally formed as German zyaphenin

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“Cyaphenine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyaphenine. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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