Oviposited
Oviposit O`vi*pos"it, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Oviposited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ovipositing}.] [See {Ovum}, and {Posit}.] To lay or deposit eggs; -- said esp. of insects. [1913 Webster]

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  • Oviposit — O vi*pos it, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Oviposited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ovipositing}.] [See {Ovum}, and {Posit}.] To lay or deposit eggs; said esp. of insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ovipositing — Oviposit O vi*pos it, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Oviposited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ovipositing}.] [See {Ovum}, and {Posit}.] To lay or deposit eggs; said esp. of insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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