Meaning of ALGIN in English

ALGIN

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈal-jən ]

noun

Etymology: alga + -in (I)

Date: 1883

: any of various colloidal substances (as an alginate or alginic acid) derived from marine brown algae and used especially as emulsifiers or thickeners

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