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The complex ion Fe(CN)63- or any of various salts containing it, used in making blue pigments.
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(Chemistry) any salt of ferricyanic acid
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fer•ri•cy•a•nide(ˌfɛr aɪˈsaɪ əˌnaɪd, ˌfɛr i-)
a salt of ferricyanic acid, as potassium ferricyanide, K3Fe(CN)6.
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|Noun||1.||ferricyanide - salt of ferricyanic acid obtained by oxidation of a ferrocyanide|
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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