lestobiosis

noun les·to·bi·o·sis \ ˌlestōˌbīˈōsə̇s \

Definition of lestobiosis

plural lestobioses \-ōˌsēz\
:cleptobiosis in which covert thievery replaces aggressive plundering

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Origin and Etymology of lestobiosis

New Latin, from Greek lēistēs robber + New Latin -biosis; akin to Latin lucrum gain, profit


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