a silken case or capsule containing eggs of a female spider.
The silken pouch in which many spiders deposit their eggs. Also called egg case.
noun, (sometimes lowercase) 1. a dish consisting of toast or toasted halves of English muffin covered with a thin slice of fried or broiled ham, poached eggs, and a topping of hollandaise sauce. plural noun 1. a dish consisting of toast, covered with a slice of ham, poached egg, and hollandaise sauce
[eg-sheypt] /ˈɛgˌʃeɪpt/ adjective 1. having an oval form, usually with one end larger than the other.
[eg-shel] /ˈɛgˌʃɛl/ noun 1. the shell of a bird’s egg, consisting of keratin fibers and calcite crystals. 2. a pale yellowish-white color. 3. rather bulky paper having a slightly rough finish. adjective 4. like an eggshell, as in thinness and delicacy; very brittle; fragile. 5. being pale yellowish-white in color. 6. having little or no […]
- Eggshell porcelain
noun 1. a type of very thin translucent porcelain originally made in China