theelin

play
noun thee·lin \ˈthē(-ə)-lən\

Definition of theelin

  1. :  estrone

Origin and Etymology of theelin

irregular from Greek thēlys female; akin to Greek thēlē nipple — more at feminine


First Known Use: 1930


Medical Dictionary

Theelin

play
noun Thee·lin \ˈthē(-ə)-lən\

Medical Definition of Theelin

  1. :  a preparation of estrone—formerly a United States registered trademark

Learn More about theelin


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up theelin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to give up a position of power

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • winning-words-from-the-national-spelling-bee-logo
  • Which is the correct spelling of the winning word from 1988?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!