Ovipara



[oh-vip-er-uh] /oʊˈvɪp ər ə/

plural noun, Zoology.
1.
egg-laying animals.

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    [oh-vuh-poz-it, oh-vuh-poz-] /ˌoʊ vəˈpɒz ɪt, ˈoʊ vəˌpɒz-/ verb (used without object) 1. to deposit or lay eggs, especially by means of an . /ˌəʊvɪˈpɒzɪt/ verb 1. (intransitive) (of insects and fishes) to deposit eggs through an ovipositor

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    [oh-vuh-poz-it, oh-vuh-poz-] /ˌoʊ vəˈpɒz ɪt, ˈoʊ vəˌpɒz-/ verb (used without object) 1. to deposit or lay eggs, especially by means of an . /ˌəʊvɪˈpɒzɪt/ verb 1. (intransitive) (of insects and fishes) to deposit eggs through an ovipositor



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