Origin of gravid
Examples from the Web for gravid
As a matter of fact, it happened after "the gravid polled Angus" business.A Diversity of Creatures|Rudyard Kipling
On one occasion I gave him a gravid lobster and came very near losing him thereby.The Dawn of Reason|James Weir
The youngest female known to be gravid was 26 days old and weighed 28 grams.
Gravid females that were kept in captivity in anticipation of their laying usually produced their clutches within a few days.Natural History of the Racer Coluber constrictor|Henry S. Fitch
Clasping pairs and gravid females have been found mostly from June to August throughout its range.
British Dictionary definitions for gravid
Word Origin for gravid
Word Origin and History for gravid
"pregnant," 1590s, from Latin gravidus "loaded; pregnant," from gravis "burdened, heavy" (see grave (adj.)). Gravidation "pregnancy" is attested from mid-15c.