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albuminous

[al-byoo-muh-nuh s] /ælˈbyu mə nəs/
adjective
1.
of, containing, or resembling albumen.
Also, albuminose
[al-byoo-muh-nohs] /ælˈbyu məˌnoʊs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < Late Latin albūmin-, stem of albūmen albumen + -ous
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Examples from the web for albuminous
  • Then turning round its body, by the aid of its posterior and narrow pair of pincers, it extracts the white albuminous substance.
  • If to an albuminous diet a proportionate supply of fat is added, an even balance is preserved.
British Dictionary definitions for albuminous

albuminous

/ælˈbjuːmɪnəs/
adjective
1.
of or containing albumin
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Word Origin and History for albuminous
adj.

1791, from albumen + -ous.

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