Spawn

Definition of Spawn

v. t.1.To produce or deposit (eggs), as fishes or frogs do.
[imp. & p. p. Spawned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Spawning.]
2.To bring forth; to generate; - used in contempt.
One edition [of books] spawneth another.
- Fuller.
v. i.1.To deposit eggs, as fish or frogs do.
2.To issue, as offspring; - used contemptuously.
n.1.The ova, or eggs, of fishes, oysters, and other aquatic animals.
2.Any product or offspring; - used contemptuously.
3.(Hort.) The buds or branches produced from underground stems.
4.(Bot.) The white fibrous matter forming the matrix from which fungi.
Spawn eater
(Zool.) a small American cyprinoid fish (Notropis Hudsonius) allied to the dace.

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