Definition of embryonate in English:

embryonate

adjective

  • (of an egg) containing an embryo.

verb

[NO OBJECT]usually as adjective embryonated
  • (of an egg) develop into an embryo.

    ‘embryonated duck eggs’
    ‘the eggs were allowed two weeks to embryonate’
    • ‘The fertilized eggs embryonate in water and hatch in 3 weeks into miracidiae, the first-stage larvae.’

Pronunciation

embryonate

/ˈembrēəˌnāt/