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- noun The
layingof eggs(especially by insects)
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He then spends a measly 10 or so pages giving an overview of how Heslop Harrison had produced two series of experiments on industrial melanism in moths as well as ovipositioning where they lay their eggs in mayflies demonstrating that Lamarckism, was indeed valid.