noun can·a·line \ˈkanəlˌēn, -ə̇n\

Definition of canaline



  1. :  a crystalline amino acid NH2OCH2CH2CH(NH2)COOH obtained from canavanine by enzymatic hydrolysis

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Origin and Etymology of canaline

irregular from New Latin Canavalia + English -ine

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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