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Origin of prussic acid
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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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See hydrocyanic acid.
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