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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spawn \Spawn\, n. [[root]170. See Spawn, v. t.] 1. The ova, or eggs, of fishes, oysters, and other aquatic animals. [1913 Webster] 2. Any product or offspring; -- used contemptuously. [1913 Webster] 3. (Hort.) The buds or branches produced from underground stems. [1913 Webster] 4. (Bot.) The white fibrous matter forming the matrix from which fungi. [1913 Webster] Spawn eater (Zool.), a small American cyprinoid fish (Notropis Hudsonius) allied to the dace. [1913 Webster]