Definition of alb
: a full-length white linen ecclesiastical vestment with long sleeves that is gathered at the waist with a cincture
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Pope Jude Law has fifteen outfits, a fresh alb and tippet for each aspect of his mercurial personality.
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Origin and Etymology of alb
Middle English albe, from Old English, from Medieval Latin alba, from Latin, feminine of albus white; akin to Greek alphos white leprous spot
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Medical Definition of alb
albumin … the increased ALB concentration observed in fascicular biopsies of diabetic patients with and without neuropathy may be related to the protein itself …—Joseph F. Poduslo and Geoffrey L. Curran, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, March 1992
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