Fer`ri*cy"a*nide (?; 104), n. [Ferri- + cyanide.] Chem.
One of a complex series of double cyanides of ferric iron and some other base.
Potassium ferricyanide Chem., red prussiate of potash; a dark, red, crystalline salt, K6(CN)12Fe2, consisting of the double cyanide of potassium and ferric iron. From it is derived the ferrous ferricyanate, Turnbull's blue.
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