noun par·a·sit·oid \ˈper-ə-sə-ˌtid, -ˌsī-, ˌpa-rə-\

Definition of PARASITOID

:  an insect and especially a wasp that completes its larval development within the body of another insect eventually killing it and is free-living as an adult
parasitoid adjective

First Known Use of PARASITOID



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