æger-felma, f.n: film or membrane of an egg. (AE-yer-VEL-ma / ˈæ-jɛr-ˌvɛl-ma)

An ostrich leaves its egg to be hatched by the warmth of the sun. Hainaut, 1285. Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fr. 14970, folio 21v. [BNF]

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