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thiocyanate

[ thahy-oh-sahy-uh-neyt ]
/ ˌθaɪ oʊˈsaɪ əˌneɪt /
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noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of thiocyanic acid, as sodium thiocyanate, NaSCN.
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Also thi·o·cy·a·nide [thahy-oh-sahy-uh-nahyd], /ˌθaɪ oʊˈsaɪ əˌnaɪd/,

Origin of thiocyanate

First recorded in 1875–80; thio- + cyanate
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British Dictionary definitions for thiocyanate

thiocyanate
/ (ˌθaɪəʊˈsaɪəˌneɪt) /

noun
any salt or ester of thiocyanic acid
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