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larviparous

[ lahr-vip-er-uhs ]
/ lɑrˈvɪp ər əs /
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adjective Zoology.
producing larvae, as certain insects and mollusks.
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Origin of larviparous

First recorded in 1805–15; larv(a) + -i- + -parous
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