ferricyanic acid

fer·​ri·​cyanic acid | \ ¦feˌrī, ¦ferē+...- \

Definition of ferricyanic acid

: a brown crystalline unstable acid H3Fe(CN)6 obtained by treating ferricyanides with strong acids

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First Known Use of ferricyanic acid

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ferricyanic acid

ferri- + cyanic

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“Ferricyanic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferricyanic%20acid. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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