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  1. guanin(Noun)


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  1. Guanin(noun)

    a crystalline substance (C5H5N5O) contained in guano. It is also a constituent of the liver, pancreas, and other glands in mammals


  1. Guanín

    In the Taino culture of the Antilles, a guanín or Gua-NiN meaning "The Noble of Nobles" was a badge of honor of tribal leadership and authority, worn by the Caciques and by the Nitaino. It was a mixture of Gold and Bronze,made from flakes of gold extracted from rivers; these flakes were pounded with rocks until they melted together into a small disc which the Cacique could wear around his neck or some other part of the body. It attracted early European visitors. See Guanin.


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