platinocyanide

noun
plat·​i·​no·​cy·​a·​nide | \ ˌpla-tə-nō-ˈsī-ə-ˌnīd How to pronounce platinocyanide (audio) \

Definition of platinocyanide

: a fluorescent complex salt formed by the union of a compound of platinum and cyanide with another cyanide

First Known Use of platinocyanide

1845, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of platinocyanide was in 1845

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“Platinocyanide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/platinocyanide. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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