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connoisseur connoisseur
/ˌkɑ nə ˈsɜr /

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  • egg egg  /ˈɛɡ/ ?  animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive…

    egg meaning(s) 

    1. (n) 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
    2. (n) oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
    3. (n) one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
    4. (v) throw eggs at
    5. (v) coat with beaten egg

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    egg usage(s)

    1. A patient's eggs are placed on a copper grid before being stored in nitrogen.
    2. Into the lives of chickens there come periods of great activity and many eggs.
  • egg cell egg cell  the female reproductive cell; the female gamete
  • egg cream egg cream  made of milk and flavored syrup with soda water
  • egg cup egg cup  dishware consisting of a small cup for serving a boiled egg
  • egg en cocotte egg en cocotte  egg cooked individually in cream or butter in a small ramekin
  • egg foo yong egg foo yong  omelet containing onions and celery and chopped meat or fish
  • egg fu yung egg fu yung  omelet containing onions and celery and chopped meat or fish
  • egg laying egg laying  the production of eggs (especially in birds)
  • egg noodle egg noodle  narrow strip of pasta dough made with eggs
  • egg on egg on  urge on; cause to act
  • egg roll egg roll  minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and fried
  • egg timer egg timer  a sandglass that runs for three minutes; used to time the boiling of eggs
  • egg white egg white  the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance…
  • egg yolk egg yolk  the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen
  • egg-and-anchor egg-and-anchor  a decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with…
  • egg-and-dart egg-and-dart  a decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with another…
  • egg-and-tongue egg-and-tongue  a decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with…
  • egg-filled egg-filled  full of eggs
  • egg-laying mammal egg-laying mammal  the most primitive mammals comprising the only extant members of…
  • egg-producing egg-producing  capable of producing eggs and bearing offspring
  • egg-shaped egg-shaped  rounded like an egg
  • eggar eggar  moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin…
  • eggbeater eggbeater  an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead…
  • eggcup eggcup  /ˈɛɡ ˌkəp/ ?  dishware consisting of a small cup for serving a boiled egg
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