1. the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen

Definition categories: food, fixings, ingredient

2. nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg)

Similar word(s): vitellus

Definition categories: animal, food, nutrient

Sentences with yolk as a noun:

- To make meringue, you have to separate the white from the yolk.