agene

noun
ag·​ene | \ ˈā-ˌjēn \
plural -s

Definition of agene

: commercially produced nitrogen trichloride for use in bleaching and aging flour

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First Known Use of agene

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agene

from Agene, a trademark

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“Agene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agene. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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