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Noun Concept
Categories: Bird breeding, Reproduction in animals, Ethology, Eggs
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brooding  incubation  egg incubation  incubate  Avian incubation
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Sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body WordNet 3.0
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Sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Incubation is the process by which certain oviparous animals hatch their eggs; it also refers to the development of the embryo within the egg under favorable environmental condition. Wikipedia
Sitting on or brooding the eggs of birds and other egg-laying animals to hatch them Wikipedia Disambiguation
The process by which certain oviparous animals hatch their eggs Wikidata
Incubating eggs by sitting on them. OmegaWiki
Sitting on eggs for the purpose of hatching young; a brooding on, or keeping warm, to develop the life within, by any process. Wiktionary
Sitting on eggs for the purpose of hatching young. Wiktionary (translation)
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