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yolk

yolk

 
pronunciation:
yok
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part of speech: noun
definition: the yellow nutritive substance in an egg, consisting of protein and fat, that is involved directly in the formation of the embryo.
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derivation: yolky (adj.)
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The words yolk and yoke (a harnessing device) sound alike but have different meanings.
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