ergatogyne

noun er·gat·o·gyne \ˌərˈgatəˌjīn, ˈərgətōˌj-\

Definition of ergatogyne

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a wingless queen ant resembling a worker

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

ergatogynic

adjective

ergatogynous

\¦ərgə¦täjənəs\ adjective

ergatogyny

\ˌərgəˈtäjənē\ noun, plural

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Origin and Etymology of ergatogyne

International Scientific Vocabulary ergat- + -gyne


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