- a combining form meaning “egg,” used in the formation of compound words: oviferous.
Origin of ovi-
< Latin ōvi-, combining form of ōvum egg1
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- egg or ovumoviform; ovotestis
Word Origin for ovi-
from Latin ōvum
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- Egg; ovum:oviferous.
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