Gravid meaning

grăvĭd
Pregnant; now used chiefly of egg-laying animals, or metaphorically.
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Pregnant.
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The definition of gravid is someone who is pregnant.

A woman who is in her last stages of pregnancy is an example of someone who would be described as gravid.

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Carrying developing young or eggs.

A gravid uterus; a gravid female.

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Carrying developing young or eggs.

A gravid uterus; a gravid female.

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Origin of gravid

  • Latin gravidus from gravis heavy gwerə-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin gravidus (“laden, pregnant”), from gravis (“heavy”).

    From Wiktionary