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cy•a•no



Pronunciation: (sī'u-nō", sī-an'ō), [key]
adj. Chem.
containing the cyano group.

cyano-




a combining form meaning “blue, dark blue,” used in the formation of compound words: cyanotype. Also, esp. before a vowel,cyan-1.

cyano-




a combining form representing cyanide in the formation of compound words: cyanogen. Also, esp. before a vowel,cyan-2.

cyano-




a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the cyano group is present: cyanohydrin. Also, esp. before a vowel,cyan-3.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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