English dictionary



Hint: With the Firefox addon you can search this dictionary from the browsers search field.

English noun: albumen

1. albumen (substance) a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids


Synonymsalbumin


Broader (hypernym)simple protein


Narrower (hyponym)lactalbumin, ricin, ricin toxin, serum albumin

2. albumen (food) the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water


SamplesShe separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs.


Synonymsegg white, ovalbumin, white


Broader (hypernym)fixings, ingredient


Part meronymegg, eggs









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk