an enzyme, found in pineapple, that breaks down protein and is used as a meat tenderizer.
any of numerous, usually epiphytic tropical American plants, having long, stiff leaves and showy flowers, and including the pineapple, Spanish moss, and many species grown as houseplants or ornamentals. Historical Examples The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico William E. Duellman Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca William E. Duellman The Romance of Plant Life G. […]
noun a protein-digesting enzyme (see endopeptidase) found in pineapple and extracted for use in treating joint pain and inflammation, hay fever, and various other conditions
eosin (def 1). noun (chem) another name for eosin
Louis, 1896–1956, U.S. novelist. Historical Examples Life And Times Of Washington, Volume 2 John Frederick Schroeder Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution John Adams The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales Giraldus Cambrensis The Story of a Pioneer Anna Howard Shaw The Deserter, and Other Stories Harold Frederic […]