ferricyanic acid


fer·​ri·​cyanic acid
: a brown crystalline unstable acid H3Fe(CN)6 obtained by treating ferricyanides with strong acids

Word History


ferri- + cyanic

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ferricyanic acid was in 1842

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“Ferricyanic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferricyanic%20acid. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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