Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having two kinds of young.
  • adj. Producing only two eggs in a clutch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having two kinds of young, as certain annelids.
  • adj. Producing only two eggs for a clutch, as certain birds do.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology, having twins; producing two at a birth; also, laying two eggs, as the pigeon and humming-bird.
  • Producing two kinds of young, as some worms.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek twice + a bringing forth, offspring. (Wiktionary)

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