isocyanide

[ ahy-suh-sahy-uh-nahyd, -nid ]
/ ˌaɪ səˈsaɪ əˌnaɪd, -nɪd /

noun Chemistry.

a compound containing an isocyano group.

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Also called carbylamine.

Origin of isocyanide

First recorded in 1875–80; iso- + cyanide
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British Dictionary definitions for isocyanide

isocyanide
/ (ˌaɪsəʊˈsaɪəˌnaɪd) /

noun

any salt or ester of isocyanic acidAlso called: carbylamine, isonitrile
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