thiocyanogen

noun
thio·cyanogen | \ "+ \

Definition of thiocyanogen 

1 : a univalent radical −SCN present in thiocyanic acid and other simple and complex thiocyanates

2 : an unstable liquid compound (SCN)2 that is obtained by the action of halogens on thiocyanates and that polymerizes readily (as to a red or an orange solid)

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thi- + cyanogen

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