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oviparousa. [L. oviparus; ovum egg + parere to bring forth: cf. F. ovipare.].
     Producing young from eggs; as, an oviparous animal, in which the egg is generally separated from the animal, and hatched after exclusion; -- opposed to viviparous.  [1913 Webster]


oviparous, adj. Zool. producing young by means of eggs expelled from the body before they are hatched (cf. VIVIPAROUS).

oviparity n. oviparously adv.

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