Definition of -parous in English:

-parous

Biology
  • Bearing offspring of a specified number or reproducing in a specified manner.

    ‘multiparous’
    • ‘viviparous’

Pronunciation

-parous

/ˌparäs/ /ˌpærɑs/ /ˌpärôs/ /ˌpɑrɔs/

Origin

From Latin -parus ‘-bearing’ (from parere ‘bring forth, produce’) + -ous.