Definitions for yolkyoʊk, yoʊlk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. egg yolk, yolk(noun)

    the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen

  2. 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)

Wiktionary

  1. yolk(Noun)

    The yellow, spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the white albumen, and serves as nutriment for the growing young.

    To make meringue, you have to separate the white from the yolk.

  2. Origin: From geolca, from geolu.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yolk(noun)

    the yellow part of an egg; the vitellus

  2. Yolk(noun)

    an oily secretion which naturally covers the wool of sheep

  3. Origin: [OE. yolke, yelke, olke, elke, AS. geoloca, geoleca, fr. geolu yellow. See Yellow.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. YOLK

    The legacy of the hen and the burden of its lay. YOKE The inheritance of the hen-pecked and the burden of the married.


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