noun ovar·i·ole \ō-ˈver-ē-ˌōl\

Definition of OVARIOLE

:  one of the tubes of which the ovaries of most insects are composed

Origin of OVARIOLE

New Latin *ovariolum, diminutive of ovarium
First Known Use: 1877


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