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Emʹbryo

means that which swells inside something (Greek, en-bruʹo, which gives the Greek embruon); hence the child in the womb; the rudiment in a plant before it shows itself in a bud; an idea not developed, etc.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Elvish or Elfish
Elysium
Elzevir
Em
Embargo
Embarras de Richesse
Ember Days
Ember Weeks
Emblem
Emblems of the Jewish Temple
Embryo
Emelye
Emerald Isle
Emeralds
Emergency
Emergency Man (An)
Emeute (French)
Emile
Emilia (in Shakespeare’s Othello)
Emilie (The divine)
Emmet

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Embryo