Words nearby oviparous
OTHER WORDS FROM oviparouso·vi·par·i·ty [oh-vuh-par-i-tee] /ˌoʊ vəˈpær ɪ ti/, o·vip·a·rous·ness, nouno·vip·a·rous·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for oviparous
It is an insect which has no wings, and the female is oviparous.
All birds and all insects that fly are oviparous, excepting some kinds of flies which bring forth their young alive.Buffon's Natural History, Volume III (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
Fleas are oviparous, and undergo a very complete metamorphosis.
It is an oviparous animal, and its eggs scarcely exceed in size those of a goose.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
The former, as its name imports, is viviparous, whereas the other genera belonging to the family are (so far as known) oviparous.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier