proteinaceous

adjective
pro·tein·a·ceous | \ˌprō-tə-ˈnā-shəs; ˌprō-ˌtē(-ə)-ˈnā-shəs \

Definition of proteinaceous 

: of, relating to, containing, resembling, or being protein

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Bitter, salty, and the proteinaceous flavor umami all set off their own neural cascades. Adam Rogers, WIRED, "The Fundamental Nihilism of Yanny vs. Laurel," 16 May 2018

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circa 1844, in the meaning defined above

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proteinaceous

adjective
pro·tein·aceous | \ˌprōt-ᵊn-ˈā-shəs, ˌprō-ˌtēn-, ˌprōt-ē-ən-\

Medical Definition of proteinaceous 

: of, relating to, resembling, or being protein proteinaceous materials

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