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PROTEINACEOUS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does proteinaceous mean? 

PROTEINACEOUS (adjective)
  The adjective PROTEINACEOUS has 1 sense:

1. relating to or of the nature of protein

  Familiarity information: PROTEINACEOUS used as an adjective is very rare.


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PROTEINACEOUS (adjective)


Sense 1proteinaceous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to or of the nature of protein

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

protein (any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes)


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