cuprous cyanide


noun

a creamy-white, highly poisonous, water-insoluble powder, CuCN, used chiefly in electroplating and in organic synthesis.

Nearby words

  1. cupriferous,
  2. cuprite,
  3. cupro-,
  4. cupronickel,
  5. cuprous,
  6. cuprum,
  7. cupula,
  8. cupulate,
  9. cupule,
  10. cupuliform cataract

Also called copper cyanide.

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