- (a.) Pertaining to an embryo; rudimentary; undeveloped; as, an embryo bud.
- (n.) The first rudiments of an organism, whether animal or plant
- (n.) The young of an animal in the womb, or more specifically, before its parts are developed and it becomes a fetus (see Fetus).
- (n.) The germ of the plant, which is inclosed in the seed and which is developed by germination.