ovariole

play
noun ovar·i·ole \ō-ˈver-ē-ˌōl\

Definition of ovariole

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

Origin and Etymology of ovariole

New Latin *ovariolum, diminutive of ovarium


First Known Use: 1877


Learn More about ovariole


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ovariole? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!