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egg

noun //
an oval object usually covered with shell, laid by a bird, reptile etc, from which a young one is hatched
huevo
The female bird is sitting on the eggs in the nest.
such an object laid by a hen, used as food
huevo
Would you rather have boiled, fried, or scrambled eggs?
in the female mammal, the cell from which the young one is formed; ovum
óvulo
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.
huevera
eggplant noun (American ) a dark purple fruit used as a vegetable; aubergine(British)
berenjena
eggshell noun the fragile covering of an egg.
cáscara de huevo
egg white noun the inside part of an egg that surrounds the yellow yolk and becomes white when it is cooked
clara( de huevo)
Whisk two egg whites and add them to the mixture.
put all one’s eggs in one basket to depend entirely on the success of one scheme, plan etc
jugárselo todo a una carta
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.
a perro viejo no hay tus tus
(Definition of egg from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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