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

Word History


thi- + cyanogen

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“Thiocyanogen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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