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- 1. albumin, albumen, simple protein
- usage: a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
- 2. egg white, white, albumen, ovalbumin, ingredient, fixings
- usage: the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water; "she separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs"
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See also: albumen (Dictionary)