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adj. Zoology
Producing two offspring in a single birth.


1. (Zoology) zoology producing offspring in pairs
2. (Botany) botany (esp of an inflorescence) producing two branches from one stem


(ˈbɪp ər əs)

1. bringing forth offspring in pairs.
2. Bot. bearing two branches or axes.
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Adj.1.biparous - producing two offspring at a timebiparous - producing two offspring at a time  
multiparous - producing more than one offspring at a time
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