Definition of 'egg'

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Beat in the eggs a little at a time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Place two drained poached eggs in each bowl then spoon on the remaining yoghurt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Stir the cooked bacon through the eggs. The Sun (2016)The size of eggs is also likely to shrink due to a rise in cocoa prices. The Sun (2017)She said she was going home to make scrambled eggs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or you get fried eggs with solid yolks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If it cracks like an empty egg shell, it is empty and has done its job. The Sun (2016)Meanwhile, crack the egg into a large, shallow bowl. The Sun (2017)There is also a shortage of the human eggs and embryos needed to produce stem cells. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Remove the shells when the eggs are cool enough to handle. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Lightly whisk the eggs and season with salt and pepper. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Gently fold the food colour and egg mixture into the rest of the flour mix. The Sun (2013)He was a bacon and eggs man. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They were then injected into egg cells before the embryos were implanted in female mice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Whisk the remaining two eggs in a bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Women with unexplained infertility may also produce healthy eggs which can turn into healthy embryos. The Sun (2013)There is only one secret to sublime scrambled eggs and that is using lots of butter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Place the flour in one shallow cereal bowl and beat the egg in a second. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He provides guests with free eggs from his hens and offers wildlife tours. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Put fried egg on top of cooked lettuce. The Sun (2015)The largest bird eggs are those of the ostrich. Times, Sunday Times (2011)People conceived as a result of egg or embryo donation are also allowed to give blood. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Remove the shell from the egg and cut into pieces carefully. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Lightly whisk the egg with a fork in a mixing bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Divide the porridge between top with the egg and remaining bacon. The Sun (2016)They transferred its nucleus to an egg cell from which the nucleus had been removed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Whisk the egg in a bowl and heat a little oil in a nonstick pan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Women who want their eggs removed and stored must take medication to prompt their ovaries to produce multiple eggs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Farmers must test chickens for salmonella under tough new controls to cut the incidence in eggs and reduce food poisoning cases. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Eggs and new green ants coming in November. Eric Newby A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)An egg had been thrown at their front door, the yolk dripping down the glass panel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)


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Translations for 'egg'

British English: egg /ɛɡ/ NOUN
An egg is the rounded object produced by a female bird from which a baby bird later emerges. Reptiles, fish, and insects also produce eggs.
A baby bird hatched from its egg.
  • American English: egg
  • Arabic: بَيْضَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ovo
  • Chinese: 鸡蛋
  • Croatian: jaje
  • Czech: vejce
  • Danish: æg
  • Dutch: ei
  • European Spanish: huevo
  • Finnish: kananmuna
  • French: œuf
  • German: Ei
  • Greek: αβγό
  • Italian: uovo
  • Japanese:
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: egg
  • Polish: jajko
  • European Portuguese: ovo
  • Romanian: ou
  • Russian: яйцо
  • Latin American Spanish: huevo
  • Swedish: ägg
  • Thai: ไข่
  • Turkish: yumurta
  • Ukrainian: яйце
  • Vietnamese: trứng


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