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Noun: albumen  al-byu-min or al'byoo-mun [N. Amer], al-byû-min [Brit]
  1. A simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
    - albumin
  2. The white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water
    "she separated the albumens from the yolks of several eggs";
    - egg white, white, ovalbumin

Sounds like: albumin

Derived forms: albumens

Type of: fixings, ingredient, simple protein

Part of: egg, eggs

Encyclopedia: Albumen