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Topic: CHEMISTRY

Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: prussique 'Prussian'; because it was first obtained from Prussian blue, a coloring material

prussic acid

noun
     
prus‧sic ac‧id [uncountable]
HC a very poisonous acid
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