Cy"a*nate (s?"?-n?t), n. [Cf. F. cuanate. See Cyanic.] Chem.

A salt of cyanic acid.

Ammonium cyanate Chem., a remarkable white crystalline substance, NH4.O.CN, which passes, on standing, to the organic compound, urea, CO.(NH)2. <-- *note* error in urea formula is in the original -->

 

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