American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Bearing or producing ova.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bearing eggs; ovigerous: specifically applied to certain receptacles into which ova are taken upon their escape from the ovary, as in some crustaceans.
- adj. Producing or bearing eggs.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Biol.) Egg-bearing; -- applied particularly to certain receptacles, as in Crustacea, that retain the eggs after they have been excluded from the formative organs, until they are hatched.
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