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vi·tel·line  audio  (v-tln, -n, v-) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Of, relating to, or associated with the yolk of an egg.
  2. Having the yellow hue of an egg yolk; dull yellow.
NOUN:
The yolk of an egg.

ETYMOLOGY:
vitell(us) + -ine1


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