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

First Known Use of eclosion

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eclosion

French éclosion, from éclore to hatch, from Vulgar Latin *exclaudere, alteration of Latin excludere to hatch out, exclude

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