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uniparous

[ yoo-nip-er-uhs ]
/ yuˈnɪp ər əs /
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adjective
Zoology. producing only one egg or offspring at a time.
Botany. (of a cyme) producing only one axis at each branching.
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Origin of uniparous

From the New Latin word ūniparus, dating back to 1640–50. See uni-, -parous
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British Dictionary definitions for uniparous

uniparous
/ (juːˈnɪpərəs) /

adjective
(of certain animals) producing a single offspring at each birth
(of a woman) having borne only one child
botany (of a cyme) giving rise to only one branch from each flowering stem
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