from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various salts containing the negative trivalent radical Fe(CN)6 and used in making blue pigments.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any of various salts containing the trivalent anion Fe(CN)63-; used in making blue pigments
  • n. a complex ion in which a central ferric iron atom is surrounded by six cyanide ions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a complex series of double cyanides of ferric iron and some other base.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Acompound of a base or basic radical with ferricyanogen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. salt of ferricyanic acid obtained by oxidation of a ferrocyanide


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