Definition of ovoviviparous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ovoviviparous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəʊvɪˈvɪpərəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvoʊvɪˈvɪpərəs//
 
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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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