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Definition of ovoviviparous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ovoviviparous

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌoʊvoʊvaɪˈvɪpərəs//
 
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(of an animal) producing babies by means of eggs that are hatched inside the body of the parent, like some snakes compare oviparous, viviparous
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