Definitions for eclosionɪˈkloʊ ʒən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•clo•sionɪˈkloʊ ʒən(n.)

  1. the emergence of an adult insect from its pupal case.

    Category: Entomology

  2. the hatching of a larva from its egg.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of eclosion:

1885–90; < F éclosion, der. of éclos, ptp. of éclore to hatch

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  1. eclosion(Noun)

    The emergence of an insect from the pupa case, or of a larva from the egg

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