A family of birds or other young animals produced at one hatching or birth
it flew under the bridge to feed its brood
The most recent brood of a pair of birds, etc., or the final brood of a breeding season; also †figurative.
A pouch in certain fish, frogs, and invertebrates in which the eggs are protected before hatching
A fatal bacterial disease of larval honeybees
An animal that lays its eggs in the nest of another animal (of the same or a different species), leaving the host to care for them and the eventual young, to the detriment of the host's young.
The mode of life characteristic of brood parasites.