cyan-

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cyan-

2
variant of cyano-2, before a vowel.

cyan-

3
variant of cyano-3, before a vowel.
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cyan-
 
combining form
a variant of cyano- : cyanamide; cyanide

cyano- or (before a vowel) cyan-
 
combining form
1.  blue or dark blue: cyanotype
2.  indicating cyanogen: cyanohydrin
3.  indicating cyanide
 
[from Greek kuanos (adj) dark blue, (n) dark blue enamel, lapis lazuli]
 
cyan- or (before a vowel) cyan-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek kuanos (adj) dark blue, (n) dark blue enamel, lapis lazuli]

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