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viviparous Definition
viviparous adjective
1. zoology bearing live young: bearing live young, not eggs. See also oviparous (sense 1)
2. botany producing plantlets: describes a plant that produces plantlets or bulbils from the flower stem, e.g. the spider plant
3. botany producing seedlings on plant: describes a plant with seeds that germinate and develop into seedlings before being shed from the parent plant, e.g. a mangrove

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