Origin of vitellusL, yolk of an egg, origin, originally , calf: see veal
Origin of vitellusLatin probably diminutive of vitulus calf ; see wet-2 in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural vitelli)
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Latin, the yolk of an egg.