[ fahy-broh-in ]
/ ˈfaɪ broʊ ɪn /
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an indigestible protein that is a principal component of spider webs and silk.
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Fibroin: a chemical compound found in silk, cobwebs and the like.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
British Dictionary definitions for fibroin
/ (ˈfaɪbrəʊɪn) /
a tough elastic protein that is the principal component of spiders' webs and raw silk
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