ferricyanide

noun
fer·​ri·​cy·​a·​nide | \ ˌfer-ˌī-ˈsī-ə-ˌnīd How to pronounce ferricyanide (audio) , ˌfer-i- \

Definition of ferricyanide

1 : the trivalent anion Fe(CN)63−
2 : a compound containing the ferricyanide anion especially : the red salt K3Fe(CN)6 used in making blue pigments

First Known Use of ferricyanide

1840, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ferricyanide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferricyanide. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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ferricyanide

noun
fer·​ri·​cy·​a·​nide | \ ˌfer-ˌī-ˈsī-ə-ˌnīd How to pronounce ferricyanide (audio) , ˌfer-i- How to pronounce ferricyanide (audio) \

Medical Definition of ferricyanide

1 : the trivalent anion Fe(CN)63−
2 : a compound containing the ferricyanide anion especially : the red salt K3Fe(CN)6 used in making blue pigments

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