adjective nida·men·tal \¦nīdə¦mentəl\

Definition of nidamental

  1. :  relating to or producing a capsule or covering for an egg or mass of eggs

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Origin and Etymology of nidamental

Latin nidamentum materials for a nest (from nidus nest) + English -al — more at nest

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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