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foetiparous

[fee-tip-er-uh s] /fiˈtɪp ər əs/
adjective

fetiparous

or foetiparous

[fee-tip-er-uh s] /fiˈtɪp ər əs/
adjective
1.
(of a marsupial) bearing young before they are fully developed.
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British Dictionary definitions for foetiparous

fetiparous

/fɪˈtɪpərəs/
adjective
1.
(of marsupials, such as the kangaroo) giving birth to incompletely developed offspring
Word Origin
C19: from fetus + -parous
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