ergatogyne

noun
er·​gat·​o·​gyne | \ˌərˈgatəˌjīn, ˈərgətōˌj-\
plural -s

Definition of ergatogyne 

1 : a wingless queen ant resembling a worker

2 : a worker or soldier ant that develops female characteristics especially as a result of the attack of parasitic worms

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Other Words from ergatogyne

ergatogynic \ ˌ⸗¦⸗⸗¦jīnik, ¦⸗⸗⸗¦-​, -​jin-​ \ adjective
ergatogynous \ ¦ərgə¦täjənəs \ adjective
ergatogyny \ ˌərgəˈtäjənē \ noun plural -es

History and Etymology for ergatogyne

International Scientific Vocabulary ergat- + -gyne

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