Origin of genin
First recorded in 1910–15; extracted from the names of aglycons, such as sapogenin, saligenin, etc.
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Examples from the Web for genin
It was done then and there, and the Genin hat sold for fourteen dollars!
It was finally knocked down to “Genin, the hatter,” for $225.
Now I don't say that everybody should advertise as Mr. Genin did.The Art of Money Getting
P. T. Barnum
And Mr. Genin, a Broadway hatter, signalised himself by making the highest bid for a ticket,—two hundred and twenty-five dollars.A Little Girl of Long Ago
Amanda Millie Douglas
Probably two millions of readers read the announcement, and asked, “Who is Genin, the hatter?”