Definition of proteinous in English:

proteinous

adjective

  • See protein

    • ‘The protons are delayed on the proteinous surface due to the high density of proton-binding sites that form a concentrated layer of an undilutable buffer.’
    • ‘Indicating apparently proteinous reddish strips with paler coloured borders I asked the waitress if it was some sort of ersatz bacon, to which she replied: ‘So you don't eat a lot of vegetables, sir?’’
    • ‘The lamellar (originally largely proteinous) sublayer of each ligament has been replaced by localized concentrations of framboidal pyrite.’
    • ‘Prepared proteinous foods (such as cooked and canned foods and cooked meat) can lead to constipation as can dairy products like milk and cheese, and wheat products like bread, pasta and even cookies.’

Pronunciation

proteinous

/prəʊˈtiːnəs/