ditokous

adjective

dit·​o·​kous
ˈditəkəs
1
: producing two eggs or young at a time
pigeons are generally ditokous
2
: producing two kinds of young
ditokous worms

Word History

Etymology

Greek ditokos having borne two at one birth, from di- + tokos childbirth, offspring

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“Ditokous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ditokous. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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