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gregarine

gregarine

noun greg·a·rine \ˈgre-gə-ˌrīn\

Definition of GREGARINE

:  any of a subclass (Gregarinia) of parasitic vermiform sporozoan protozoans that occur especially in insects and other invertebrates
gregarine adjective

Origin of GREGARINE

ultimately from Latin gregarius
First Known Use: 1867

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