from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A double cyanide of gold and some other metal or radical; -- called also cyanaurate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


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