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egg sac Syllabification: egg sac

Definition of egg sac in English:


A protective silken pouch in which a female spider deposits her eggs.
Example sentences
  • No food was provided during the period when the female carried the egg sac.
  • Mating trials were repeated every other day until a female produced an egg sac.
  • Eggs are usually deposited in a waterproof egg sac made of silk and deposited in the bottom of the burrow.
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