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  • noun Plural form of spermine.


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  • All that -- that is the kochines, spermines, and so on -- seem to the public a kind of miracle that leaped forth from some brain, after the fashion of Pallas Athene; but people who have a closer acquaintance with the facts know that they are only the natural sequel of what has been done during the last twenty years.

    Letters of Anton Chekhov


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