Vitellus meaning

vĭ-tĕləs, vī-
The yolk of an egg.
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The yolk of an egg.
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The yolk of an egg.
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(biology) The contents or substance of the ovum; egg yolk.
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(botany) Perisperm in an early condition.
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Origin of vitellus

  • Latin probably diminutive of vitulus calf wet-2 in Indo-European roots

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

  • Latin, the yolk of an egg.

    From Wiktionary