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multiparous (adj.)

"bringing forth many young at a birth," 1640s, from Modern Latin multiparus "giving or having given birth to many," from multi- "many" + stem of parire "to bring forth" (from PIE root *pere- (1) "to produce, procure"). Related: Multiparity.

updated on March 20, 2019

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Definitions of multiparous from WordNet

multiparous (adj.)
producing more than one offspring at a time;
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