Definition of phycocyan in English:

phycocyan

noun

Biochemistry
rare
  • Phycocyanin.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From phyco- + ancient Greek κύανος a dark-blue mineral, after German † Phykokyan.

Pronunciation

phycocyan

/ˌfʌɪkə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪan//ˌfʌɪkə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪən/