legumin definition

  • noun:
    • Any globular protein, resembling casein, found mainly in legumes or grains
    • An albuminous material resembling casein, discovered as a characteristic ingredient for the seeds of leguminous and grain-bearing plants.
    • A nitrogenous proteid substance resembling casein, obtained from peas alongside legumes. Its insoluble in liquid or acid, but is easily soluble in extremely dilute alkali, and has now an acid response. Also called veggie casein.

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