Definition of embryonate in English:


Syllabification: em·bry·o·nate
Pronunciation: /ˈembrēəˌnāt


  • (Of an egg) containing an embryo.


[no object] (usually as adjective embryonated) Back to top  
  • (Of an egg) develop into an embryo: embryonated duck eggs the eggs were allowed two weeks to embryonate
    More example sentences
    • The fertilized eggs embryonate in water and hatch in 3 weeks into miracidiae, the first-stage larvae.

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