noun \ˈgler\

Definition of GLAIR

:  a sizing liquid made from egg white
:  a viscid substance suggestive of an egg white

Variants of GLAIR

glair or glaire \ˈgler\

Origin of GLAIR

Middle English gleyre egg white, from Anglo-French gleire, from Vulgar Latin *claria, from Latin clarus clear — more at clear
First Known Use: 13th century


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