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Definition 1: nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg) - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for yolk in the sense of this definition

(yolk is a kind of ...) any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue

(... is part of yolk) animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds

Definition 2: the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for yolk in the sense of this definition

(yolk is a kind of ...) food that is a component of a mixture in cooking

"the recipe lists all the fixings for a salad"

(... is part of yolk) oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food

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