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eclosion

eclosion

noun eclo·sion \i-ˈklō-zhən\

Definition of ECLOSION

of an insect
:  the act of emerging from the pupal case or hatching from the egg

Origin of ECLOSION

French éclosion, from éclore to hatch, from Vulgar Latin *exclaudere, alteration of Latin excludere to hatch out, exclude
First Known Use: circa 1889

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