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This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?
Words nearby prussic acid
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British Dictionary definitions for prussic acid
/ (ˈprʌsɪk) /
the weakly acidic extremely poisonous aqueous solution of hydrogen cyanide
Word Origin for prussic acid
C18: from French acide prussique Prussian acid, so called because obtained from Prussian blue
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Medical definitions for prussic acid
[ prŭs′ĭk ]
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Scientific definitions for prussic acid
[ prŭs′ĭk ]
See hydrocyanic acid.
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