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- adj. derived from Prussian blue
- adj. of, or derived from prussic acid; hydrocyanic
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. designating the acid now called hydrocyanic acid, but formerly called prussic acid, because Prussian blue is derived from it or its compounds. See hydrocyanic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In chem., related to Prussian blue, which was the first cyanogen compound isolated.
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