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protein

See also: Protein

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EtymologyEdit

Suggested by Berzelius in a letter to Mulder, from French protéine and German Protein, both coined based on Ancient Greek πρωτεῖος (prōteîos, primary), from πρῶτος (prôtos, first).[1]

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protein (countable and uncountable, plural proteins)

  1. (biochemistry) Any of numerous large, complex naturally-produced molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids, in which the amino acid groups are held together by peptide bonds.
  2. (nutrition) One of three major classes of food or source of food energy (4 kcal/gram) abundant in animal-derived foods (ie: meat) and some vegetables, such as legumes. see carbohydrate and fat for the other two major classes
    For each dish, select a curry, protein, and spiciness.

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  1. ^ New Oxford Dictionary of English

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protein m

  1. protein

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protein n (definite singular proteinet, indefinite plural protein or proteiner, definite plural proteina or proteinene)

  1. protein

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Wikipedia nn

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protein n (definite singular proteinet, indefinite plural protein, definite plural proteina)

  1. protein

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protein n (uncountable)

  1. protein

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