oviposit definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To put eggs, specifically in the form of an ovipositor.
    • To put or deposit eggs; -- said esp. of insects.
  • verb:
    • To put eggs
  • verb-transitive:
    • To deposit or put (an egg).
  • others:
    • To set eggs; specifically, in entomology, to deposit eggs with an ovipositor, as an insect.

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