albuminous

adjective

al·​bu·​min·​ous al-ˈbyü-mə-nəs How to pronounce albuminous (audio)
: relating to, containing, or having the properties of albumen or albumin

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Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin albūminōsus, from Late Latin albūmin-, albūmen "egg white, albumen" + Latin -ōsus -ous

First Known Use

1634, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of albuminous was in 1634

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“Albuminous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/albuminous. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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Medical Definition

albuminous

adjective
al·​bu·​min·​ous al-ˈbyü-mə-nəs How to pronounce albuminous (audio)
: relating to, containing, or having the properties of albumen or albumin
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