Definition of Principen
1. Noun. Semisynthetic penicillin (trade names Principen and Polycillin and SK-Ampicillin).
Generic synonyms: Penicillin
Language type: Trade Name, Trademark, Trade Name, Trademark, Trade Name, Trademark
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Literary usage of Principen
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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"Lat. principen, ace. of princeps, taking the first place, hence, a principal person. —Lat. prin- (for prim- before c), from primus, first; and capere, ..."
2. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"Kritz, "Pompeium malle principen! volentibus vobis esse, quam illis do- ... (Caesar- em) principen! civitatis a primo ordine in secun- dum ..."