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English noun: glycine

1. glycine (substance) the simplest amino acid found in proteins and the principal amino acid in sugar cane


Broader (hypernym)amino acid, aminoalkanoic acid

2. Glycine (plant) genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean


Synonymsgenus Glycine


Broader (hypernym)rosid dicot genus


Member holonymGlycine max, soja, soja bean, soy, soya, soya bean, soybean, soybean plant


Member meronymPapilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae









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