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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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