Oo



[oh-oh] /ˈoʊ oʊ/

noun, plural o-os.
1.
any of several species of Hawaiian honey eaters of the genus Moho, especially the extinct M. nobilis, of the island of Hawaii, that had black plumage and two tufts of yellow plumes used to make ceremonial robes for the Hawaiian kings.
1.
a combining form meaning “egg,” used in the formation of compound words:
oogamous.
[oh uh nd oh] /ˈoʊ ənd ˈoʊ/
1.
owned and operated.
combining form
1.
egg or ovum: oosperm

word-forming element meaning “egg, eggs,” from Greek oon “egg,” cognate with Latin ovum, Old Norse egg (see egg (n.)).

oo- pref.
Egg; ovum: oogenesis.

verb

double-o •In written use only -oo

Related Terms

-eroo

object-oriented
object-oriented

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    [oh-uh-blast] /ˈoʊ əˌblæst/ noun 1. a primordial cell from which the ovum is developed.



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