Definition of ommin in US English:

ommin

(also ommine)

noun

Biochemistry
  • Any of the group of sulphur-containing ommochromes characterized by stronger colours, greater stability to alkalis, and higher molecular weights than ommatins.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Biological Abstracts. From German Ommin from ancient Greek ὄμμα eye + German -in.

Pronunciation

ommin

/ˈɒmɪn/