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oviposit

[oh-vuh-poz-it, oh-vuh-poz-] /ˌoʊ vəˈpɒz ɪt, ˈoʊ vəˌpɒz-/
verb (used without object)
1.
to deposit or lay eggs, especially by means of an ovipositor.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; ovi- + -posit < Latin positus (see posit)
Related forms
oviposition
[oh-vuh-puh-zish-uh n] /ˌoʊ və pəˈzɪʃ ən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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