imago

noun ima·go \ i-ˈmä-(ˌ)gō , -ˈmā- \

Definition of imago

plural imagoes or imagines play \i-ˈmā-gə-ˌnēz, -ˈmä-; -ˈmā-jə-, -ˈma-\
1 : an insect in its final, adult, sexually mature, and typically winged state
2 : an idealized mental image of another person or the self

Origin and Etymology of imago

New Latin, from Latin, image


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imago

noun ima·go \ im-ˈā-(ˌ)gō , -ˈäg-(ˌ)ō \

medical Definition of imago

plural imagoes or imagines play \-ˈā-gə-ˌnēz, -ˈäg-ə-\
1 : an insect in its final, adult, sexually mature, and typically winged state
2 : image 2a(2)

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