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Definition of 'albumen'

Noun

  1. a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
       Synonyms: albumin
  2. 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"
       Synonyms: egg white white ovalbumin


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