noun cy·aph·e·nine \sīˈafəˌnēn, -nə̇n\

Definition of cyaphenine



  1. :  a white crystalline compound C21H15N3 formed especially by the polymerization of benzonitrile; 2,4,6-triphenyl-s-triazine

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Origin and Etymology of cyaphenine

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

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