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multivoltine

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adjective mul·ti·vol·tine \-ˈvōl-ˌtēn, -ˈvȯl-\

Definition of multivoltine

  1. :  having several broods in a season <multivoltine insects>



Origin and Etymology of multivoltine

multi- + -voltine having a given number of broods (from French, from Italian volta time, turn) — more at volt


First Known Use: 1874


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