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Definition of "live-bearing" [live-bearing]

  • Producing living young (not eggs) (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "live-bearing" in a sentence
  • "I know that Minnesota has seventeen different snake species, ten of which are live-bearing and the other seven lay eggs."
  • "The Eastern Arc Mountains and Southern Rift are home to the genus Nectophrynoides, which includes the majority of the worlds viviparous (live-bearing) frogs."
  • "The other two species on the top 10 list are fish – one found in deep-reef habitat off the coast of Ngemelis Island, Palau, and the other a fossilized specimen of the oldest known live-bearing vertebrate."