Definition of genin in English:

genin

noun

Biochemistry
  • Any of numerous steroidal substances occurring as the aglycones of saponins and other natural glycosides of plant or animal origin.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts. From German Genin, apparently from -gen + -in.

Pronunciation

genin

/ˈdʒɛnɪn/