zein

zein
zein [zē′in ]
n.
[< ModL Zea, a genus of grasses (< Gr zeia, one-seeded wheat < IE base * yewo-, grain, barley > Sans yava-, Lith jãvas, a kind of grain) + -IN1]
a white, tasteless, odorless protein extracted from corn, used in plastics, coatings, paints, inks, etc.

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