Prussian

Definition of Prussian

Prus´sian
a.1.Of or pertaining to Prussia.
Prussian blue
(Chem.) any one of several complex double cyanides of ferrous and ferric iron; specifically, a dark blue amorphous substance having a coppery luster, obtained by adding a solution of potassium ferrocyanide (yellow prussiate of potash) to a ferric salt. It is used in dyeing, in ink, etc. Called also Williamson's blue, insoluble Prussian blue, Berlin blue, etc.
Prussian carp
(Zool.) See Gibel.
Prussian green
(Chem.) Same as Berlin green, under Berlin.

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