Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a water-base paint made with a protein precipitated from milk
  2. (noun, substance) a milk protein used in making e.g. plastics and adhesives

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Casein

casein paint

Alternate forms of Casein

Hypernyms: phosphoprotein, water-base paint

Origin of the word Casein

  1. 1841, from L. caseus "cheese" (see cheese). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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