Eccaleobion Ec`ca*le*o"bi*on, n. [Gr. 'ekkalei^n to call out ('ek out of + kalei^n to call) + bi`os life.] A contrivance for hatching eggs by artificial heat. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • eccaleobion — /e kal i ō bīˈon/ (historical) noun A kind of incubator ORIGIN: Gr ekkaleō bīon I call forth life …   Useful english dictionary

  • eccaleobion — Something which gives life or brings alive …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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