Definitions for vitellusvɪˈtɛl əs, vaɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•tel•lusvɪˈtɛl əs, vaɪ-(n.)(pl.)-lus•es.

  1. an egg yolk.

Origin of vitellus:

1720–30; < L

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

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