isocyanide

[ahy-suh-sahy-uh-nahyd, -nid]

Origin of isocyanide

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

isocyanide

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