albumen

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See also: albúmen

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈælbjʊmən/, /ælˈbjuːmən/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈalbjʊmɪn/
  • Rhymes: -uːmən
  • Hyphenation: al‧bu‧men

Noun[edit]

albumen (countable and uncountable, plural albumens or albumina)

  1. The white part of an egg; being mostly the protein albumin and water.
    Synonym: egg white
    Coordinate term: yolk

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From albus (white) +‎ -men (noun-forming suffix).

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albūmen n (genitive albūminis); third declension

  1. albumen; the white of an egg

Declension[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative albūmen albūmina
Genitive albūminis albūminum
Dative albūminī albūminibus
Accusative albūmen albūmina
Ablative albūmine albūminibus
Vocative albūmen albūmina

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin albūmen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈbumen/, [alˈβumẽn]

Noun[edit]

albumen m (plural albúmenes)

  1. egg white, albumen
    Synonym: clara

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

albumen

  1. definite plural of album