cyanate

[sahy-uh-neyt, -nit]

Origin of cyanate

First recorded in 1835–45; cyan(ic acid) + -ate2
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cyanate

noun
  1. any salt or ester of cyanic acid, containing the ion OCN or the group –OCN
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cyanate in Science

cyanate

[sīə-nāt′, -nət]
  1. A salt or ester of cyanic acid, containing the group OCN.
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