un·​hatched | \ ˌən-ˈhacht How to pronounce unhatched (audio) \

Definition of unhatched

: not hatched unhatched eggs an unhatched chick

Examples of unhatched in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The nest also contained an unhatched egg, which may have attracted a hungry carnivore. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 6 July 2021 These bugs and any unhatched eggs will all be killed with our first hard freeze. Chris Mckeown, The Enquirer, 9 Sep. 2021 The nest also contained an unhatched egg, which may have attracted a hungry raccoon. Katy Read, Star Tribune, 3 July 2021 My favorite of the many arcs in The Mandalorian involves a froglike creature carrying her unhatched eggs to another planet. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, 21 June 2021 Evolutionary biologists think that spiders originally wove webs to protect their unhatched young. Leslie Nemo, Scientific American, 11 Dec. 2020 These heat-calls slow down the growth of the unhatched new generation, who also becomes more tolerant to high temperatures in comparison to their parents. Popular Science, 23 Nov. 2020 The nest contained 190 larvae, 112 female worker bees, nine male bees, and six unhatched eggs. Mica Soellner, Washington Examiner, 11 Nov. 2020 The passenger, known as Frog Lady, is transporting her unhatched eggs back to her husband on Trask. Alex Kane, USA TODAY, 6 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of unhatched

1601, in the meaning defined above

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“Unhatched.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unhatched. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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