oviparous


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Oviparous \O*vip"a*rous\, a. [L. oviparus; ovum egg + parere to
   bring forth: cf. F. ovipare.] (Physiol.)
   Producing young from eggs; as, an oviparous animal, in which
   the egg is generally separated from the animal, and hatched
   after exclusion; -- opposed to viviparous.
   [1913 Webster]
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