embryonated

adjective

em·​bry·​o·​nat·​ed ˈem-brē-ə-ˌnā-təd How to pronounce embryonated (audio)
: having an embryo

Word History

Etymology

New Latin embryonātus "having an embryo" (from embryon-, embryo embryo + Latin -ātus -ate entry 3) + -ed entry 1

First Known Use

1687, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of embryonated was in 1687

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Cite this Entry

“Embryonated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embryonated. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

embryonated

adjective
em·​bry·​o·​nat·​ed
: having an embryo
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