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  • n. A yellow powder, C6H3N9, obtained from certain sulphocyanates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A yellow powder, C6H3N9, obtained from certain sulphocyanates. It has acid properties and forms compounds called mellonides.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A compound of carbon and nitrogen the exact composition of which is not certainly known, obtained by heating certain thiocyanates strongly. It is a yellow insoluble powder.

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