winter egg

noun

Definition of winter egg

: a thick-shelled usually sexually produced egg of many and especially freshwater invertebrates that lives through the winter and hatches in the spring — compare summer egg

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“Winter egg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/winter%20egg. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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