dealated

adjective de·alat·ed \ (ˌ)dē-ˈā-ˌlā-təd \

Definition of dealated

: divested of the wings used of postnuptial adults of insects (such as ants) that drop their wings after a nuptial flight

dealation

play \ˌdē-(ˌ)ā-ˈlā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of dealated

1904


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