HyperDic: albumen

English > 2 senses of the word albumen:
NOUNsubstancealbumen, albumina simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids / liquids
foodalbumen, egg white, white, ovalbuminthe white part of an egg
English > albumen: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids / liquids.
Synonymalbumin
Narrowerlactalbuminalbumin occurring in milk
ricin, ricin toxinA toxic protein extracted from castor beans
serum albuminalbumin occurring in blood serum
Broadersimple proteinA protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed
Spanishalbúmina
Catalanalbúmina
English > albumen: 2 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningThe white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water.
Synonymsegg white, white, ovalbumin
Part ofegg, eggsoval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
Broaderingredient, fixingsFood that is a component of a mixture / mixture in cooking
Spanishalbumen, albúmina, clara, ovoalbúmina
Catalanalbumen, albúmina, clara d'ou, clara, ovoalbúmina

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