O*vip"a*rous (?), a. [L. oviparus; ovum egg + parere to bring forth: cf. F. ovipare.] Physiol.

Producing young from eggs; as, an oviparous animal, in which the egg is generally separated from the animal, and hatched after exclusion; -- opposed to viviparous.

 

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