albumen


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Albumen \Al*bu"men\, n. [L., fr. albus white.]
   1. The white of an egg.
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   2. (Bot.) Nourishing matter stored up within the integuments
      of the seed in many plants, but not incorporated in the
      embryo. It is the floury part in corn, wheat, and like
      grains, the oily part in poppy seeds, the fleshy part in
      the cocoanut, etc.
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   3. (Chem.) Same as Albumin.
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