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Another word for egg

      1. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary and having the whole wall fleshy, such as a grape or tomato.
      2. A small, juicy, fleshy fruit, such as a blackberry or raspberry, regardless of its botanical structure.
      3. Any of various seeds or dried kernels, as of wheat.
      1. A narrow confining room, as in a prison or convent.
      2. A small enclosed cavity or space, such as a compartment in a honeycomb or within a plant ovary or an area bordered by veins in an insect's wing.
      3. The smallest structural unit of an organism that is capable of independent functioning, consisting of cytoplasm, usually one nucleus, and various other organelles, all surrounded by a semipermeable cell membrane.
      1. A central or essential part around which other parts are gathered or grouped; a core:
      2. Something regarded as a basis for future development and growth; a kernel:
      3. A membrane-bound organelle within a eukaryotic cell that contains most of the cell's genetic material. DNA transcription takes place in the nucleus.
      1. The collection of cells that has developed from the fertilized egg of a vertebrate animal, before all the major organs have developed.
      2. A collection of such cells of a human, especially from implantation in the uterine wall through the eighth week of development.
      3. The young sporophytic plant contained within a seed or an archegonium.
      1. A small protuberance on a stem or branch, sometimes enclosed in protective scales and containing an undeveloped leaf, flower, or leafy shoot.
      2. The stage or condition of having buds:
      3. An asexual reproductive structure, as in yeast or a hydra, that consists of an outgrowth capable of developing into a new individual.
      1. The eggs or spawn of a fish, contained within or separated from the ovary, especially when prepared as food.
      2. The milt-containing testes of a fish, especially when prepared as food.
      3. The eggs or gonads of certain marine invertebrates, such as a lobster or a sea urchin.
      1. The eggs of aquatic animals such as bivalve mollusks, fishes, and amphibians.
      2. Offspring, especially when occurring in large numbers.
      3. A product or an outcome:
      1. A small mass of protoplasm or cells from which a new organism or one of its parts may develop.
      2. The earliest form of an organism; a seed, bud, or spore.
      3. A microorganism, especially a pathogen.
      1. A mature plant ovule containing an embryo.
      2. A small dry fruit, spore, or other propagative plant part.
      3. Seeds considered as a group:
      1. The mature female gamete of an animal; an egg.


    put or have all one's eggs in one basket