murein

noun
mu·​rein | \ ˈmyu̇r-ē-ən How to pronounce murein (audio) , ˈmyu̇r-ˌēn How to pronounce murein (audio) \

Definition of murein

First Known Use of murein

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for murein

muramic acid + -ein, alteration of -ine entry 2

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“Murein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/murein. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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murein

noun
mu·​rein | \ ˈmyu̇r-ē-ən How to pronounce murein (audio) , ˈmyu̇(ə)r-ˌēn How to pronounce murein (audio) \

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