- of or having to do with the egg yolk
- yellow like an egg yolk
Origin of vitellineMiddle English vitellyn ; from Classical Latin vitellus: see vitellus
- Of, relating to, or associated with the yolk of an egg.
- Having the yellow hue of an egg yolk; dull yellow.
The yolk of an egg.
Origin of vitellinevitell(us) + –ine1.