glair

noun
\ˈgler \
variants: or glaire

Definition of glair 

1 : a sizing liquid made from egg white

2 : a viscid substance suggestive of an egg white

First Known Use of glair

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for glair

Middle English gleyre egg white, from Anglo-French gleire, from Vulgar Latin *claria, from Latin clarus clear — more at clear

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