HyperDic: melanin

English > 1 sense of the word melanin:
NOUNsubstancemelanininsoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers
melanin > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'lahnahn; meh'lahnihn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
Adrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > melanin: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaninginsoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers.
Broaderanimal pigmentPigment occurring in animals
Substance offeather, plume, plumageThe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
skin, tegument, cutisA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
Spanishmelanina
Catalanmelanina
Verbsmelanizemake or become black
melanizeconvert into, or infiltrate with melanin

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