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historical Coated or impregnated with albumen or (formerly in Photography) an albuminous solution. Now chiefly historical.
2rare Containing secreted or added albumen or albumin, or a protein-containing substance resembling it; converted into albumin. Now rare.
Mid 19th century. Partly from albumen + -ized, and partly from albumenize + -ed.
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