Definitions

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  • adj. Depositing living larvae, instead of eggs; said of certain insects.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Depositing living larvæ, instead of eggs; -- said of certain insects.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bringing forth larvæ; giving birth to young which have already passed from the egg to the larval stage; producing maggots ovoviviparously, as the common blow-fly.

Etymologies

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larva + Latin parete to bring forth.

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