albumen

See also: albúmen

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

albumen (countable and uncountable, plural albumens or albumina)

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

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

albūmen n (genitive albūminis); third declension

  1. albumen; the white of an egg

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

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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ReferencesEdit

  • albumen in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • albumen in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French albumen

NounEdit

albumen n (uncountable)

  1. albumen

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin albūmen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /alˈbumen/, [alˈβ̞u.mẽn]

NounEdit

albumen m (plural albúmenes)

  1. egg white, albumen
    Synonym: clara

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

albumen

  1. definite plural of album