to deposit or lay eggs, esp. by means of an ovipositor
Origin of ovipositfrom ovi- + Classical Latin positus, past participle of ponere, to place: see position
intransitive verbo·vi·pos·it·ed, o·vi·pos·it·ing, o·vi·pos·its
To lay eggs, especially by means of an ovipositor.
(third-person singular simple present oviposits, present participle ovipositing, simple past and past participle oviposited)