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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having live young as opposed to laying eggs.

Usage examples (36)
  • Most snakes lay eggs but several species are viviparous.
  • = -- The formation of little bulbs upon the surfaces or edges of leaves, forming what are called viviparous leaves, has long been familiar to botanists amongst Alliums.
  • He notices that all viviparous quadrupeds have hair.
  • This group also have oviparous and viviparous forms. for more
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