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Wordnet 3.0


1. egg-laying;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Oviparous \O*vip"a*rous\, a. [L. oviparus; ovum egg + parere to bring forth: cf. F. ovipare.] (Physiol.) Producing young from eggs; as, an oviparous animal, in which the egg is generally separated from the animal, and hatched after exclusion; -- opposed to viviparous. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

oviparous adj 1: egg-laying [ant: live-bearing, ovoviviparous, viviparous]