Brood

Generally used to refer to offspring of birds or insects of approximately the same age arising from a single species of animal.

brood

the meal owls enjoy at the end of the night, just before the break of dawn
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brood

[adj] - good at incubating eggs especially a fowl kept for that purpose 2. [n] - the young of an animal cared for at one time 3. [v] - hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing 4. [v] - think moodily or anxiously about something 5. [v] - sit on (eggs)
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Brood

To sit on and keep eggs and the young birds warm.
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Brood

Brood (brōd) noun [ Middle English brod , Anglo-Saxon brōd ; akin to Dutch broed , Old High German bruot , German brut , and also to German brühe broth, Middle High German brüeje , and perhaps to English brawn , breath ....
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Brood

Brood adjective 1. Sitting or inclined to sit on eggs. 2. Kept for breeding from; as, a brood mare; brood stock; having young; as, a brood sow.
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Brood

Brood (brōch) intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Brooded ; present participle & verbal noun Brooding .] 1. To sit on and cover eggs, as a fowl, for the purpose of warming them and hatching the young; or to sit o...
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brood

1. The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood of chicken. 'As a hen doth gather her brood under her wings.' (Luke xiii. 34) 'A hen followed by a brood of ducks.' (Spectator) ... 2. The young from the same dam, whether produced at the same time or not; young children of the same mother, especially if nearly of the same age; offspring;...
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brood

noun the young of an animal cared for at one time
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brood

verb hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; `The terrible vision brooded over her all day long`
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Brood

• (v. i.) To sit on and cover eggs, as a fowl, for the purpose of warming them and hatching the young; or to sit over and cover young, as a hen her chickens, in order to warm and protect them; hence, to sit quietly, as if brooding. • (v. t.) To think anxiously or moodily upon. • (v. t.) The young from the same dam, whether produced a...
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Brood

bees not yet emerged from their cells: eggs, larvae, and pupae.
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Brood

Brood is the collective noun for a group of chickens.
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brood

Type: Term Pronunciation: brūd Definitions: 1. To ponder anxiously; to meditate morbidly. Synonyms: litter2
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Brood

developing larvae, usually in social insects
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Brood

bees not yet emerged from their cells: eggs, larvae, and pupae.
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Brood

Immature or developing stages of bees; includes eggs, larvae (unsealed brood) and pupae (sealed brood).
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Brood

A group of vampires gathered around a leader (usually their sire). A brood may in time become a clan(qv).
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Brood

the immature members of the colony including eggs, larvae and pupae.
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Brood

[honey bee] In entomology, the term brood is used to refer to the embryo or egg, the larva and the pupa stages in the life of holometabolous insects. The brood of honey bees develops within a bee hive. In man-made, removable frame hives, such as Langstroth hives, each frame which is mainly brood is called a brood frame. Brood frames usually...
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brood

the eggs or young of birds and reptiles that are hatched and cared for at one time
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Brood

The offspring of animals, usually a number of young that are produced or hatched at one time (Morris 1992)
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Brood

A brood was indicated and tabulated when an adult hen was accompanied by one or more flightless ducklings of age-class I-III or by the presence of a hen actively engaged in distraction displays (i.e., a broody hen)
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brood

A generation of young from a common female
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Brood

immature bees that not yet emerged from their cells. Brood can be in the form of eggs, larvae, or pupae of different ages.
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