oviposit

verb ovi·pos·it \ ˈō-və-ˌpä-zət , ˌō-və-ˈpä- \

Definition of oviposit

intransitive verb
: to lay eggs used especially of insects

oviposition

play \ˌō-və-pə-ˈzi-shən\ noun

ovipositional

play \ˌō-və-pə-ˈzish-nəl, -ˈzi-shə-nᵊl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of oviposit

probably back-formation from ovipositor


Medical Dictionary

oviposit

intransitive verb ovi·pos·it \ ˈō-və-ˌpäz-ət, ˌō-və-ˈ \

medical Definition of oviposit

: to lay eggs used especially of insects — compare larviposit

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