Translation of "egg" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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egg noun (FOOD)

A1 [ C or U ] the oval object with a hard shell that is produced by female birds, especially chickens, eaten as food

a hard-boiled/soft-boiled egg 煮得老的/嫩的雞蛋
How do you like your eggs - fried or boiled? 雞蛋你想怎樣吃?是吃煎的還是煮的?

[ C ] an object that is made in the shape of a bird's egg

a chocolate/marble egg 巧克力蛋/大理石球

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B2 [ C ] an oval object, often with a hard shell, that is produced by female birds and particular reptiles and insects, and contains a baby animal that comes out when it is developed

The cuckoo lays her egg in another bird's nest. 杜鵑將卵産在其他鳥的巢裡。
After fourteen days the eggs hatch. 14天後,卵孵化了。

[ C ] a cell produced by a woman or female animal from which a baby can develop if it combines with a male sex cell

Identical twins develop from a single fertilized egg that then splits into two. 同卵雙胞胎是由一個受精卵分裂發育而來的。

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(Translation of “egg” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)