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"yolk" in British English

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yolknoun [C or U]

uk   /jəʊk/  us   /joʊk/
the ​yellow, ​middlepart of an ​egg: I like ​eggslightlycooked so that the yolk is still ​runny. Separate the yolks from the ​whites.
(Definition of yolk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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yolknoun [C/U]

 us   /joʊk/
biology the ​yellowmiddlepart of an ​egg, which ​providesfood for a ​developinganimal
(Definition of yolk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “yolk”
in Korean 계란 노른자위…
in Arabic صَفار البَيْض…
in Malaysian kuning telur…
in French jaune (d’oeuf)…
in Russian желток…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛋黃…
in Italian tuorlo…
in Turkish yumurta sarısı…
in Polish żółtko…
in Spanish yema…
in Vietnamese lòng đỏ trứng…
in Portuguese gema…
in Thai ไข่แดง…
in German das Eidotter…
in Catalan rovell…
in Japanese (卵の)黄身…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛋黄…
in Indonesian kuning telur…
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