Definition of oxycyanide in English:

oxycyanide

noun

Chemistry
  • A compound containing both oxygen and cyanide; specifically a combined oxide and cyanide.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From oxy- + cyanide.

Pronunciation

oxycyanide

/ˌɒksɪˈsʌɪənʌɪd/