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Egg

a structure which the females of certain animal species lay as a means of reproduction, it contains a fertilized zygote and nutrition in the form of yolk for the developing offspring, sometimes contains other substances (e.g., the white of a hen's egg), sometimes surrounded by a protective outer shell. Throw eggs at.Coat with beaten egg; egg a schnitzel.Animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. Female birds.Oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food.Otherwise known as the ovum. Otherwise, externally, an egg can be deposited by parents which soon develop into offspring. Some domesticated birds do not lay eggs.


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