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egg white Syllabification: egg white
Pronunciation: /ˈeɡ ˌ(h)wīt/

Definition of egg white in English:


The clear, viscous substance around the yolk of an egg that turns white when cooked or beaten. Also called albumen.
Example sentences
  • Or combine 1 teaspoon of witch hazel with 1 teaspoon of honey and a beaten egg white.
  • Whole-egg protein contains both the yolk and the egg white, providing a high ratio of indispensable amino acids.
  • People with an egg allergy react to the proteins in the egg white or the yolk.
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