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Definition of ovary noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ovary

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈoʊvəri//
     
    (pl. ovaries)
     
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  1. 1either of the two organs in a woman's body that produce eggs; a similar organ in female animals, birds, and fish
  2. 2the part of a plant that produces seeds
NAmE//oʊˈvɛriən//
 
adjective [only before noun] ovarian cancer
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