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Topic: PLANTS

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: ovarium, from Latin ovum; OVUM

ovary

noun
     
o‧va‧ry plural ovaries [countable]
1HB the part of a female that produces eggs
2HBP the part of a female plant that produces seeds
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