oviferous

[oh-vif-er-uh s]

adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

bearing eggs.

Origin of oviferous

First recorded in 1820–30; ovi- + -ferous
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British Dictionary definitions for oviferous

oviferous

ovigerous (əʊˈvɪdʒərəs)

adjective

zoology carrying or producing eggs or ovathe oviferous legs of certain spiders
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Medicine definitions for oviferous

oviferous

[ō-vĭfər-əs]

adj.

Bearing or producing ova.
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