Meaning of cyanogen

cy•an•o•gen

Pronunciation: (sī-an'u-jun, -jen"), [key]
— n.
  1. a colorless, poisonous, flammable, water-soluble gas, CN, having an almondlike odor: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
  2. See
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