bringing forth, producing, bearing: oviparous, multiparous
Origin of -parousClassical Latin -parus, ; from parere, to bring forth, bear ; from Indo-European base an unverified form per-, to give birth to from source Classical Greek portis, calf
Having given birth one or more times.
Origin of parousFrom –parous.
Giving birth to; producing: multiparous.
Origin of -parousFrom Latin -parus, from parere, to give birth; see per&schwa;-1 in Indo-European roots.
- Having given birth.
Ultimately from Latin pariō (“I give birth”).