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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Em’bryo
 
means that which swells inside something (Greek, en-bru’o, which gives the Greek embruon); hence the child in the womb; the rudiment in a plant before it shows itself in a bud; an idea not developed, etc.   1
 


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