Definition of spawn noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

spawn

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BrE BrE//spɔːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//spɔːn//
 
Fish
 
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[uncountable] a soft substance containing the eggs of fish, frogs etc. see also frogspawn See related entries: Fish Word Origin late Middle English: shortening of Anglo-Norman French espaundre ‘to shed roe’, variant of Old French espandre ‘pour out’, from Latin expandere ‘expand’.
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