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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









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