biparous

biparous

[bip-er-uhs]
adjective
1.
Zoology. bringing forth offspring in pairs.
2.
Botany. bearing two branches or axes.

Origin:
1725–35; bi-1 + -parous

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biparous (ˈbɪpərəs)
 
adj
1.  zoology producing offspring in pairs
2.  botany (esp of an inflorescence) producing two branches from one stem

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biparous bip·a·rous (bĭp'ər-əs)
adj.
Bearing two offspring from the same pregnancy.

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