from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of encasing; also, that which encases.
  • noun (Biol.) An old theory of generation similar to emboîtement. See Ovulist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of encasing or something that encases
  • noun genetics The early genetic theory, emboîtement

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of enclosing something in a case


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