from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a class of simple proteins having a high proline content and found in the seeds of wheat, rye, maize, and barley.
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- n. any of a class of proteins, high in proline, found in the seeds of cereals
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- n. a simple protein found in plants
prol(ine) + am(monia) + -ine2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)