di·​cyanide | \ (ˈ)dī+ \

Definition of dicyanide

: a chemical compound containing two cyano groups combined with an element or radical

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First Known Use of dicyanide

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dicyanide

di- + cyanide

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“Dicyanide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dicyanide. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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