autocolony

noun

au·​to·​colony
" +
plural -es
botany
: a daughter colony formed within one of the cells of a colony and duplicating in miniature the parent colony

Word History

Etymology

aut- + colony

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“Autocolony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autocolony. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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