albumen

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin albūmen (white of an egg), from albus (white), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élbʰos (white).

Noun[edit]

albumen (countable and uncountable, plural albumens or albumina)

  1. The white part of an egg; being mostly the protein albumin and water.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From albus (white).

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Noun[edit]

albūmen n (genitive albūminis); third declension

  1. albumen; the white of an egg

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative albūmen albūmina
genitive albūminis albūminum
dative albūminī albūminibus
accusative albūmen albūmina
ablative albūmine albūminibus
vocative albūmen albūmina

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Noun[edit]

albumen m (plural albúmenes)

  1. egg white, albumen

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Swedish[edit]

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albumen

  1. definite plural of album