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embryo
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
an organism in the early stages of growth prior to birth, hatching, or sprouting; in humans the first eight weeks of development (prior to the fetal stage)
  • One of these virtuosi seemed to think that I might be an embryo, or abortive birth.
    Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (31% in)

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