Abrin meaning

ābrĭn
A poisonous protein found in the seeds of the rosary pea.
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A poisonous protein found in the seeds of the rosary pea.
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A toxin akin to ricin found in jequirity beans, Abrus percatorius. [First attested in the late 19th century.]
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Origin of abrin

  • New Latin Abrus rosary pea genus (from Greek habros graceful, delicate) –in

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From New Latin Abrus (“genus of the species source of the bean") +"Ž -in

    From Wiktionary