Definition of Viviparus
: a widely distributed genus (the type of the cosmopolitan family Viviparidae of the suborder Taenioglossa) of freshwater snails that have a turbinate operculate shell which is usually greenish and more or less banded with brown and that are born alive and with a well-developed shell
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Origin and Etymology of viviparus
New Latin, from Latin, adjective, viviparous
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