Definitions for vitellusvɪˈtɛl əs, vaɪ-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vitellus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. yolk, vitellus(noun)

    nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vitellus(noun)

    the contents or substance of the ovum; egg yolk. See Illust. of Ovum

  2. Vitellus(noun)

    perisperm in an early condition

  3. Origin: [L., the yolk of an egg.]

Images & Illustrations of vitellus


Find a translation for the vitellus definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these vitellus definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"vitellus." STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 10 Feb. 2016. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for vitellus? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for vitellus:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.