Definitions for oviparousoʊˈvɪp ər əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oviparous(adj)

    egg-laying

Wiktionary

  1. oviparous(Adjective)

    Egg-laying; depositing eggs that develop and hatch outside the body as a reproductive strategy.

    The echidna is a monotreme, which is the extremely small subset of oviparous mammals.

  2. Origin: From oviparus

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Oviparous

    ō-vip′a-rus, adj. bringing forth or laying eggs instead of fully formed young.—n.pl. Ovip′ara, animals that lay eggs.—ns. Ovipar′ity, Ovip′arousness. [L. ovum, egg, parĕre, to bring forth.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oviparous in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oviparous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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