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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In chem., a double cyanide, one of the bases of which is gold: as, potassium aurocyanide, KAu(CN)4.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A double cyanide of gold and some other metal or radical; -- called also cyanaurate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun inorganic chemistry, uncountable The complex anion, Au(CN)2-, produced when gold is dissolved as part of the cyanide process.
  • noun inorganic chemistry, countable Any salt containing this anion.

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