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 and Etymology of eclosion

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


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