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  • n. Plural form of ovipositor. - a tubular egg-laying organ.

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Examples

  • Equipped with long ovipositors, the wasps penetrate the bark and lay their eggs.

    The Bugs Rescuing the Baseball Bats

  • What stood out for me was “We were planted in the same dung heap by the same telescopic ovipositors.

    FILIAL TIES • by Rumjhum Biswas

  • We were planted in the same dung heap by the same telescopic ovipositors.

    FILIAL TIES • by Rumjhum Biswas

  • Based explicitly on the egg-laying structures of cicadas with grooved ovipositors, the poems lay bare their devices in the special way that only a Wetumpkan high on yumyumcha can pull off.

    Books by Portland Authors: Rodney Koeneke - Reading Local: Portland

  • Edit remember.… this is the same “God” that intelligently designed the ovipositors of the female ichneumon wasps.

    Censorship at Telic Thoughts - The Panda's Thumb

  • Like those of her female colleagues, Kesedbarmek's ovipositors had stiffened in suspicion at the sight of the unknown human female, until Truzenzuzex had assured her that Clarity had more than earned the same access to restricted information as himself and Tse-Mallory.

    Running From The Deity

  • Helping her companion to his feet, the female struggled to untangle her knotted ovipositors before fighting to adjust her own rain shield.

    Drowning World

  • "As you possess no ovipositors that I could observe going into pre-laying spasm, I had no visual clue to your condition."

    Diuturnity's Dawn

  • This prompted him to observe that while the effort of passing objects through a pair of ovipositors was a strain on the thranx female, at least eggs did not move on the way out.

    Diuturnity's Dawn

  • Near the back, the ovipositors of a young female S!

    Diuturnity's Dawn

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