oviferous


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Oviferous \O*vif"er*ous\, a. [Ovum + -ferous: cf. F.
   ovif[`e]re.] (Biol.)
   Egg-bearing; -- applied particularly to certain receptacles,
   as in Crustacea, that retain the eggs after they have been
   excluded from the formative organs, until they are hatched.
   [1913 Webster]
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