What does vitellus mean?

Definitions for vitellusvɪˈtɛl əs, vaɪ-

Here are all the 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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vitellus

    vī-tel′us, n. the yolk of an egg.—adjs. Vit′ellary, Vitell′ine, pertaining to the vitellus, or forming such.—n. Vitell′icle, a yolk-sac.—adj. Vitelligenous (-ij′-), producing yolk. [L., 'a yolk,' a transferred use of vitellusvitulus, a calf.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vitellus in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vitellus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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