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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN;
[syn: nitrile, nitril, cyanide]

2. an extremely poisonous salt of hydrocyanic acid;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cyanide \Cy"a*nide\ (s?"?-n?d or -n?d; 104), n. [Cf. F. cyanide. See Cyanic.] (Chem.) A compound formed by the union of cyanogen with an element or radical. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cyanide n 1: any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN [syn: nitrile, nitril, cyanide] 2: an extremely poisonous salt of hydrocyanic acid