Meaning of oviparous

o•vip•a•rous

Pronunciation: (ō-vip'ur-us), [key]
— adj. Zool.
  1. producing eggs that mature and hatch after being expelled from the body, as birds, most reptiles and fishes, and the monotremes.
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