AskDefine | Define eggs

Dictionary Definition

eggs n : oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food [syn: egg]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. Plural of egg

Extensive Definition

Egg may refer to the following:


  • Egg (biology), an ovum together with its shell or outer layer, internal membranes and nutrients for the embryo.
  • Egg cell or ovum, a haploid female reproductive cell or gamete.


  • Egg (food), usually chicken eggs, but also those of other birds and turtles, as well as those of fish
  • Chocolate egg, a confectionery made primarily of chocolate often associated with Easter, the Easter Bunny and Easter Eggs




eggs in Bulgarian: Яйце
eggs in Catalan: Ou
eggs in Welsh: Ŵy
eggs in Danish: Æg (flertydig)
eggs in German: Ei (Begriffsklärung)
eggs in Spanish: Huevo
eggs in French: Œuf
eggs in Galician: Ovo
eggs in Indonesian: Telur (disambiguasi)
eggs in Luxembourgish: Ee (Homonymie)
eggs in Dutch: Ei
eggs in Dutch Low Saxon: Aai
eggs in Japanese: エッグ
eggs in Occitan (post 1500): Uòu
eggs in Polish: Jajo
eggs in Russian: Яйцо (значения)
eggs in Simple English: Egg
eggs in Slovenian: Jajce (razločitev)
eggs in Turkish: Yumurta
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