[ je-mip-er-uhs ]
/ dʒɛˈmɪp ər əs /
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producing or reproducing by buds or gemmae.
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OTHER WORDS FROM gemmiparousgem·mi·par·i·ty [jem-uh-par-i-tee], /ˌdʒɛm əˈpær ɪ ti/, noungem·mip·a·rous·ly, adverb
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How to use gemmiparous in a sentence
Passing to the invertebrate animals, we meet with two other modes of reproduction, the gemmiparous and fissiparous.The Religion of Geology and Its Connected Sciences|Edward Hitchcock
Gemmiparous: applied to that form of asexual reproduction where new individuals arise as buds from the germ body of the parent.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
British Dictionary definitions for gemmiparous
/ (dʒɛˈmɪpərəs) /
(of plants and animals) reproducing by gemmae or budsAlso: gemmiferous (dʒɛˈmɪfərəs)
Derived forms of gemmiparousgemmiparously, adverb
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