ergatoid

adjective
er·​ga·​toid | \ ˈərgəˌtȯid \

Definition of ergatoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having wingless fertile sexual individuals of either sex ergatoid ants

ergatoid

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of ergatoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a wingless sexually perfect ant specifically : ergatogyne sense 1

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History and Etymology for ergatoid

Adjective

International Scientific Vocabulary ergat- + -oid

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“Ergatoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ergatoid. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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