multivoltine

adjective
mul·​ti·​vol·​tine | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈvōl-ˌtēn How to pronounce multivoltine (audio) , -ˈvȯl- How to pronounce multivoltine (audio) , -ˌtī-\

Definition of multivoltine

: having several broods in a season multivoltine insects

First Known Use of multivoltine

1872, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for multivoltine

multi- + -voltine having a given number of broods (from French, from Italian volta time, turn) — more at volt

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