late·​bra | \ ˈlatəbrə; ləˈtēbrə, -teb- \
plural -s

Definition of latebra

: a flask-shaped mass of white yolk extending from the blastodisc of a bird's egg to the center of the yellow yolk

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First Known Use of latebra

1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for latebra

New Latin, from Latin, hiding place, from latēre to lie hidden

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“Latebra.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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