Definition of Kakodyl

1. Noun. (archaic form of cacodyl) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kakodyl

1. a poisonous liquid [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kakodyl

kakenage
kakezori
kaki
kakidrosis
kakie
kakiemon
kakiemons
kakis
kakistocracies
kakistocracy
kakistocrat
kakistocrats
kakizome
kakke
kakke disease
kakodyl (current term)
kakodyls
kakorrhaphiophobia
kakoxene
kaks
kakuro
kakuros
kal-
kala-azar
kala azar
kala juggah
kalaemia
kalafungin
kalakand
kalakukko

Literary usage of Kakodyl

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1867)
"kakodyl burns in oxygen with a pale blue flame, producing water, with carbonic and arsenious anhydrides : but if atmospheric air be admitted bubble by ..."

2. A Manual of elementary chemistry by George Fownes (1866)
"kakodyl, so named from its poisonous and offensive nature, ... Table of the moat important kakodyl-Compounds. ... KdS Sulphide of kakodyl and copper . ..."

3. Principles of Organic and Physiological Chemistry by Carl Löwig (1853)
"If we leave chloride of kakodyl in contact with the air, beautiful large crystals ... If dry hydrochloric acid gas be conducted into pure oxide of kakodyl, ..."

4. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1891)
"Cyanide of kakodyl.— Compounds of tellurium.—Interesting chemical relation between sweet odours and stinks.—Acrolein.—Offensive substances produced by ..."

5. The Student's Practical Chemistry: A Text-book on Chemical Physics and by Henry Morton, Albert Ripley Leeds (1867)
"When treated with corrosive sublimate and hydrochloric acid it yields an extremely poisonous liquid, Chloride of kakodyl. ..."

6. Elements of Medical Chemistry by Benjamin Howard Rand (1871)
"May be formed by the direct union of kakodyl with oxygen. Prop. — A colourless, ethereal liquid, of a highly offensive smell, irritating the nose and eyes, ..."

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