stein: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (stīn), [key]
  1. a mug, usually earthenware, esp. for beer.
  2. the quantity of beer or other liquid contained in a stein.


Pronunciation: (stīn for 1, 3 shtīn for 2), [key]
— n.
  1. 1874–1946, U.S. author in France.
  2. 1757–1831, German statesman.
  3. 1911–80, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize for chemistry 1972.
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