from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Producing eggs that hatch outside the body.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Egg-laying; depositing eggs that develop and hatch outside the body as a reproductive strategy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Producing young from eggs; ; -- opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Laying eggs to be hatched, or producing ova to be matured, outside the body of the parent; pertaining to the Ovipara: distinguished from ovoviviparous and from viviparous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. egg-laying
From Latin oviparus (Wiktionary)