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noun 
  1. (context, zoology, countable) An approximately spherical or ellipsoidal body produced by birds, snakes, insects and other animals housing the embryo during its development.
  2. (countable) The egg of a domestic fowl as an item of food.
  3. (uncountable) The contents of one or more (hen's usually) eggs as a culinary ingredient, etc.
I also determine the minimal amount of egg required to make good mayonnaise.
  1. (context, biology, countable) The female primary cell, the ovum.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: ei
  • French: Å“uf
  • German: Ei
  • Italian: uovo (plural: uova ) (1,2,3), ovulo (4)
  • Spanish: huevo
verb 
  1. To throw eggs at.
  2. (with "on"): To encourage.
  3. To add beaten egg (cooking).
Etymology: From Old Norse eggOld Norse, egg, from Germanic
  • ajja-, by :w:Holtzmann's Law, Holtzmann's Law from Proto-Indo-European
  • ohâujom (stem
  • ohâujo-).



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