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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To lay eggs, especially by means of an ovipositor.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To lay eggs; specifically, in entomology, to deposit eggs with an ovipositor, as an insect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To deposit or lay (an egg).
  • intransitive verb To lay or deposit eggs; -- said esp. of insects.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive To lay eggs

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