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Winter egg

(Zool.) an egg produced in the autumn by many invertebrates, and destined to survive the winter. Such eggs usually differ from the summer eggs in having a thicker shell, and often in being enveloped in a protective case. They sometimes develop in a manner different from that of the summer eggs.

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Winter
winter aconite
Winter apple
Winter barley
Winter berry
Winter bloom
Winter bud
winter cherry
Winter cough
winter cress
winter crookneck
winter crookneck squash
Winter crop
winter currant
Winter duck
-- Winter egg --
Winter fallow
Winter fat
winter fern
Winter fever
winter flounder
winter flowering cherry
Winter gull
winter hazel
winter heath
winter heliotrope
Winter itch
winter jasmine
Winter lodge
winter melon
winter melon vine
Winter mew
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