Origin: Ger, prob. < Gr tryein, to wear away (see trite) + Ger (pe)psin: see pepsin
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Origin: Perhaps Greek trīpsis, a rubbing (from its having been first obtained by rubbing a pancreas with glycerin)
Origin: , from trībein, to rub; see terə-1 in Indo-European roots
Origin: + -in.
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