verb (used without object)
THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST
OTHER WORDS FROM oviposito·vi·po·si·tion [oh-vuh-puh-zish-uhn], /ˌoʊ və pəˈzɪʃ ən/, noun
Example sentences from the Web for oviposit
Generally, the nest is completed for oviposition during the last of this month, or the beginning of the succeeding.Nests and Eggs of Birds of The United States|Thomas G. Gentry
The females feed on material that oozes through the oviposition puncture (Roth and Willis, 1954b).
When the business of oviposition commences, they take the eggs from her, and deposit them in their nurseries.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
The oviposition of Dermestes ater DeGeer, with notes on bionomics under laboratory conditions.
The female licks up the drop of fluid that oozes from the oviposition puncture.