Definition of -in

1. Suffix. (biochemistry) (non-gloss definition Used, as a modification of -ine, to form the names of a variety of types of compound; examples include proteins (globulin), carbohydrates (dextrin), dyes (alizarin) and others (vanillin).) ¹

2. Suffix. (Geordie) (non-gloss definition Used to form the present participles of verbs.) ¹

3. Suffix. (Geordie) (non-gloss definition Used to form verbal nouns from verbs.) ¹

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