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prussic

prussic pert. to or derived from Prussian blue, which was so called from having been discovered (1704) by Diesbach, a Berlin colourmaker; p. acid hydrocyanic acid. XVIII. — F. prussique, f. Prusse Prussia; see -IC.

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Prussian blue

Prussian blue,pigment widely used for laundry bluing, in dyeing compounds, and in the manufacture of inks and paints. Several varieties are known, one of which consists of the chemical compound ferric ferrocyanide.

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