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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Ovary \O"va*ry\ ([=o]"v[.a]*r[y^]), n.; pl. Ovaries ([=o]"v[.a]*r[i^]z). [NL. ovarium, fr. L. ovum egg: cf. F. ovaire. See Oval.] 1. (Bot.) That part of the pistil which contains the seed, and in most flowering plants develops into the fruit. See Illust. of Flower. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool. & Anat.) The essential female reproductive organ in which the ova are produced. See Illust. of Discophora. [1913 Webster]