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OVIPOSITOR

The organ with which much insects and some another animals deposit their eggs. Some ichneumon files have a long ovipositor fitted to pierce the eggs or larvae of another insects, in order to lay their own eggs within the same. Origin: L. Ovum an egg + positor a placer, fr. Ponere to place. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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