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ovipositor

o·vi·pos·i·tor

ovipositor

pronunciation:
o vih pa zih tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tubular organ in many female insects, usu. at the end of the abdomen, for depositing eggs.
definition 2: a similar organ in certain fishes.