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aneurin

[an-yuh-rin]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. thiamine.
Also an·eu·rine [an-yuh-reen] /ˈæn yəˌrin/.

Origin of aneurin

First recorded in 1930–35; an-1 + neur- + -in2

Aneurin

[uh-nahy-rin]
noun
  1. a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for aneurin

Historical Examples

  • To sing praises as Aneurin of yore, The day he sang the Gododin.

    Y Gododin

    Aneurin

  • Catterick is remote from the sea, and inconsistent with all that Aneurin says.

  • On Aneurin her heart had been set, in him was all her pride.

    A Book of Ghosts

    Sabine Baring-Gould

  • She was again in her little room in the dusk, and the shadowy form of Aneurin was before her.

    A Book of Ghosts

    Sabine Baring-Gould

  • Aneurin was author of "Gododn," one of the best Welsh poems that has come down to us.


British Dictionary definitions for aneurin

aneurin

noun
  1. a less common name for thiamine

Word Origin

C20: from a (nti-) + (poly) neur (itis) + (vitam) in
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