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glair

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noun \ˈgler\

Definition of glair

  1. 1 :  a sizing liquid made from egg white

  2. 2 :  a viscid substance suggestive of an egg white



Variants of glair

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glaire

Origin and Etymology 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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