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Meaning of ovipositor

o•vi•pos•i•tor

Pronunciation: (ō"vu-poz'i-tur), [key]
— n.
  1. (in certain female insects) an organ at the end of the abdomen, by which eggs are deposited.
  2. a similar organ in other animals, as certain fishes.
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