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  • cyano group
  • A cyanide is a chemical compound that contains the group C≡N. This group, known as the cyano group , consists of a carbon atom triple-bonded to a nitrogen atom. (wikipedia.org)
  • acid
  • It may be generated by treating cyanide salts with acid, and it is a combustion by-product of nitrogen-containing materials such as wool, silk, and plastics. (cdc.gov)
  • cyanogenic
  • In plants, cyanides are usually bound to sugar molecules in the form of cyanogenic glycosides and defend the plant against herbivores . (wikipedia.org)
  • Prussian
  • Prussian blue was first accidentally made around 1706, by heating substances containing iron and carbon and nitrogen, and other cyanides made subsequently (and named after it). (wikipedia.org)
  • almonds
  • Cyanides are found in substantial amounts in certain seeds and fruit stones, e.g., those of bitter almonds , apricots , apples , and peaches . (wikipedia.org)