from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The albumin of egg white.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A glycoprotein which is the primary constituent of egg white
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The albumin from white of eggs; egg albumin; -- in distinction from
serum albumin. See albumin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as ovoalbumin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water
Alteration of Late Latin ōvī albūmen : Latin ōvī, genitive sing. of ōvum, egg; see ovum + Latin albūmen, white of an egg; see albumen.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Late Latin ovi albumen, "white of an egg." (Wiktionary)