byssine

adjective
bys·​sine | \ ˈbisə̇n \

Definition of byssine

: made of byssus

History and Etymology for byssine

Latin byssinus, from Greek byssinos, from byssos byssus + -inos -ine

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“Byssine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/byssine. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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