Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Full of or containing albumen: applied to the seeds of certain plants, as grain, palms, etc.
  • Pertaining to or of the nature of albumin.
  • noun Same as albumose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A diffusible substance formed from albumin by the action of natural or artificial gastric juice. See peptone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of albuminous.

Etymologies

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From albumin 'protein' (from French albumine, from Latin albumen 'egg white', from albus 'white')

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