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[oh-vuh-poz-it, oh-vuh-poz-] /ˌoʊ vəˈpɒz ɪt, ˈoʊ vəˌpɒz-/

verb (used without object)
to deposit or lay eggs, especially by means of an .
(intransitive) (of insects and fishes) to deposit eggs through an ovipositor


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