Definition Of spawn


(of a fish, frog, mollusk, crustacean, etc.) release or deposit eggs.

the fish spawn among fine-leaved plants

(of a person) produce (offspring).

why had she married a man who could spawn a boy like that?

the eggs of fish, frogs, etc..

the fish covers its spawn with gravel

the mycelium of a fungus, especially a cultivated mushroom.

They also sell organically certified shiitake mushroom spawn .

the product or offspring of a person or place (used to express distaste or disgust).

the spawn of chaos: demons and sorcerers

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Example Of spawn

  • A female may also spawn with the same male in temporally discrete bouts.

  • a supplier of spawn for shiitake mushrooms

  • Although they are terrestrial creatures, these crabs descend to the sea to spawn , and their larvae live in salt water for a time.

  • Atlantic salmon spawn in October and November.

  • Back in the '70s, The Omen was popular enough to spawn two sequels.

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