egg white

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egg white

n.
The albumen of an egg, used especially in cooking.

albumen

or

egg white

a solution of protein in water which is secreted by the oviduct of birds and some reptiles. Albumen surrounds the embryo and yolk which it cushions within the shell of the egg. It is eventually absorbed by the embryo as food.

Patient discussion about egg white

Q. Is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs? My fitness instructor suggested me to have brown eggs instead of white eggs so is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs?

A. I have to agree with you. Never heard of any difference between the two and it doesnt sound reasonable that one is better to your health than the other...

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Lime juice, icing sugar, white of an egg, ice, Angostura Bitters
Top that up with two measures of lime juice, and then add one part icing sugar, and the white of an egg.