[lee-nen] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of lynen

  • Also the China Capt. gave me a peec of China lynen to mak breeches of, etc.

  • “Apium is good for lunatyke Folke yf it be bounde to the pacyentes heed with a lynen clothe dyed reed,” etc.

    The Old English Herbals

    Eleanour Sinclair Rohde

lynen in Medicine


[lēnən, lü-]Feodor 1911-1979
  1. German biochemist. He shared a 1964 Nobel Prize for research on cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism.
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