live–bearer

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noun live–bear·er \ˈlīv-ˌber-ər\

Definition of live–bearer

  1. :  a fish that brings forth living young rather than eggs; especially :  any of a family (Poeciliidae) of numerous small surface-feeding fishes (such as a molly or swordtail)

1924

First Known Use of live–bearer

1924

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to cast off or become cast off

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