livebearer [lahyv-bair-er] Word Origin noun

  1. any viviparous fish of the family Poeciliidae, often kept in home aquariums.

Origin of livebearer First recorded in 1930–35; live2 + bearer Related formslive·bear·ing, adjective British Dictionary definitions for live-bearer live-bearer noun

  1. a fish, esp a cyprinodont, that gives birth to living young

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