1. [ noun ] (biology,zoology) animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
Related terms: ovum nit roe silkworm_seed spawn roe yolk chalaza
2. [ noun ] (food) oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
Synonyms: eggs
Related terms: foodstuff Easter_egg shell egg_white egg_yolk protein
3. [ verb ] (food) coat with beaten egg

"egg a schnitzel"

Related terms: coat cooking
4. [ verb ] throw eggs at
Related terms: pelt
5. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology,sexuality) one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
Synonyms: testicle ball orchis testis ballock bollock gonad nut

"she kicked him in the balls and got away"

Related terms: male_reproductive_gland gonad endocrine_gland undescended_testis cobblers male_reproductive_system male_genitalia vas_deferens spermatic_cord epididymis rete_testis seminiferous_tubule testicular_vein testicular_artery
Similar spelling:   eggs