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- n. A peptone-like body, insoluble in alcohol, formed by boiling collagen or gelatin for a long time in water.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A peptonelike body, insoluble in alcohol, formed by boiling collagen or gelatin for a long time in water. Hemicollin, a like body, is also formed at the same time, and differs from semiglutin by being partly soluble in alcohol.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An albumose derived from gelatin by boiling for thirty hours in feebly acid solution. Insoluble in 70–80 per cent. alcohol.
semi- + glutin? (Wiktionary)