deiparous
deiparous de*ip"a*rous (d[-e]*[i^]p"[.a]*r[u^]s), a. [L. deus a god + parere to bring forth.] Bearing or bringing forth a god; -- said of the Virgin Mary. [Obs.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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