thiocyanate

thiocyanate

[thahy-oh-sahy-uh-neyt]
noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of thiocyanic acid, as sodium thiocyanate, NaSCN.
Also, thiocyanide [thahy-oh-sahy-uh-nahyd] .


Origin:
1875–80; thio- + cyanate

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thiocyanate (ˌθaɪəʊˈsaɪəˌneɪt)
 
n
any salt or ester of thiocyanic acid

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