Die Übersetzung von "egg" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun //

an oval object usually covered with shell, laid by a bird, reptile etc, from which a young one is hatched

The female bird is sitting on the eggs in the nest.

such an object laid by a hen, used as food

Would you rather have boiled, fried or scrambled eggs?

in the female mammal, the cell from which the young one is formed; the ovum

The egg is fertilized by the male sperm.
eggcup noun

a small cup-shaped container for holding a boiled egg while it is being eaten.

eggplant noun

a dark purple fruit used as a vegetable.

eggshell noun

the fragile covering of an egg.

coquille d’oeuf
put all one’s eggs in one basket

to depend entirely on the success of one scheme, plan etc

mettre tous ses oeufs dans le même panier
You should apply for more than one job – don’t put all your eggs in one basket.
teach one’s grandmother to suck eggs

to try to show someone more experienced than oneself how to do something.

ce n’est pas aux vieux singes qu’on apprend à faire des grimaces

(Die Übersetzung von "egg" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)