Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Definitions for albumen
- the white of an egg.
- Botany. the nutritive matter around the embryo in a seed.
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Citations for albumen
Tannic acid hardens albumen into a leathery substance of which the most courageous stomach is rightfully suspicious…
Don't overbeat the eggs, as an overbeaten albumen results in a less-than-perfect texture.
Origin of albumen
Albumen comes from the Latin word for "white," albus. It entered English around 1600.