Ovipositing
Ovipositing O`vi*pos"it*ing, Oviposition O`vi*po*si"tion, n. The depositing of eggs, esp. by insects. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • ovipositing — əʊvɪ pÉ‘zɪt / pÉ’z v. produce or lay egg …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Oviposition — Ovipositing O vi*pos it*ing, Oviposition O vi*po*si tion, n. The depositing of eggs, esp. by insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Belostomatidae — Taxobox name = Belostomatidae image width = 250px image caption = Abedus indentatus male with eggs on its back regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hemiptera infraordo = Nepomorpha familia = Belostomatidae subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • mimicry — /mim ik ree/, n., pl. mimicries. 1. the act, practice, or art of mimicking. 2. Biol. the close external resemblance of an organism, the mimic, to some different organism, the model, such that the mimic benefits from the mistaken identity, as… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Ichneumonidae — Taxobox name = Ichneumon wasps image width = 240px image caption = Unidentified species, Rhône (France) regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Hexapoda classis = Insecta subclassis = Pterygota infraclassis = Neoptera superordo =… …   Wikipedia

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