yolky

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yolk +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

yolky (comparative yolkier, superlative yolkiest)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or having the characteristics of yolk.
    • 2008, Tracey Irene Smart, Reproductive and Larval Biology of the Northeastern Pacific Polychaete Owenia collaris (Family Oweniidae) in Coos Bay, OR (page 8)
      Eggs can either be very yolky and produce stereoblastulae or have little to no yolk and produce coeloblastulae.
    • 2016, Martin Pousson, Black Sheep Boy, Los Angeles: Rare Bird Books, Chapter 1,
      The egg flew from my hand to the floor, setting off a display of yolky lightning along the way.