Eclosion Definition

ĭ-klōzhən
noun
The emergence of an insect from its egg or from the pupal case.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Eclosion

Noun

Singular:
eclosion
Plural:
eclosions

Origin of Eclosion

  • French éclosion from éclore to open from Old French from Vulgar Latin exclaudere to shut out Latin ex- ex- Latin claudere to shut

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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