bilin

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bi·lin

 (bī′lĭn)
n.
1. Any of various organic pigments that contain four linearly arranged pyrrole rings.
2. Any of these pigments that are found in red algae and cyanobacteria; a phycobilin.

[Back-formation from phycobilin.]
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Ama gene de herkes sevdigini oldurur, Bu boylece biline, Kimi bunu kin yuklu bakislariyla yapar, Kimi de oksayici bir soz ile oldurur, Korkak, bir opucukle, Yureklisi kilicla, bir kiliclaoldurur!