semioviparous

[ sem-ee-oh-vip-er-uh s, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm i oʊˈvɪp ər əs, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

adjective

bearing young in an incomplete state of development, as a marsupial.

Origin of semioviparous

First recorded in 1895–1900; semi- + oviparous
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