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Calin \Ca"lin\, n. [F., fr. Malay kelany tin, or fr. Kala'a, a town in India, fr. which it came.] An alloy of lead and tin, of which the Chinese make tea canisters.


n. An alloy of lead and tin.


Călin is a Romanian masculine given name meaning guelder rose. It may refer to:

  • Călin Alupi (1906-1988), Romanian painter
  • Călin Dan (born 1955), Romanian artist, theorist and curator
  • Călin Moldovan (born 1981), Romanian football player
  • Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu (born 1952), Romanian politician

Usage examples of "calin".

To Roland's obvious discomfort, Carline was deeply involved at the moment in conversation with Prince Calin of Elvandar, son of Aglaranna.