<chemistry> A nitrogenous substance of the nature of gluten, obtained from the seeds of Indian corn (Zea) as a soft, yellowish, amorphous substance. [Formerly written zeine.

Origin: Cf. F. Zeine. See Zea.

(01 Mar 1998)

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