Meaning of oviferous in English:

oviferous

Pronunciation /əʊˈvɪf(ə)rəs/

adjective

Zoology
  • Bearing or carrying eggs; adapted for carrying eggs; ovigerous.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Stark (fl. 1828). From ovi- + -ferous, after scientific Latin ovifera, oviferum, ovifer, all as specific names.