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oviferous

[oh-vif-er-uh s] /oʊˈvɪf ər əs/
adjective, Anatomy, Zoology
1.
bearing eggs.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; ovi- + -ferous
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oviferous

/əʊˈvɪfərəs/
adjective
1.
(zoology) carrying or producing eggs or ova: the oviferous legs of certain spiders
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oviferous o·vif·er·ous (ō-vĭf'ər-əs)
adj.
Bearing or producing ova.

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