[oh-vair-ee-uh m]

noun, plural o·var·i·a [oh-vair-ee-uh] /oʊˈvɛər i ə/. Archaic.

Origin of ovarium

From New Latin, dating back to 1685–95; see origin at ovary
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[ō- vārē- ŭm]

n. pl. ovar•i•a (-ē- ə)

One of the paired female reproductive organs that produce ova; an ovary.
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