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oviferous

[ oh-vif-er-uhs ]
/ oʊˈvɪf ər əs /
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adjective Anatomy, Zoology.
bearing eggs.
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Origin of oviferous

First recorded in 1820–30; ovi- + -ferous

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British Dictionary definitions for oviferous

oviferous

ovigerous (əʊˈvɪdʒərəs)

/ (əʊˈvɪfərəs) /

adjective
zoology carrying or producing eggs or ovathe oviferous legs of certain spiders
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