neanic

adjective
ne·​an·​ic | \ nēˈanik \

Definition of neanic

: youthful specifically : constituting the pupal stage of insect development

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History and Etymology for neanic

Greek neanikos youthful, vigorous, from neanias young man + -ikos -ic; akin to Greek neos new

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“Neanic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neanic. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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