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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Algin  \Al"gin\,  n.  (Chem.) 
  A  nitrogenous  substance  resembling  gelatin,  obtained  from 
  certain  alg[ae]. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  algin 
  n  :  a  gum  used  especially  as  a  thickener  or  emulsifier  [syn:  {alginic 
  acid}] 




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