nidamental

adjective
nida·​men·​tal | \ ¦nīdə¦mentᵊl \

Definition of nidamental

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

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History and Etymology for nidamental

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

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“Nidamental.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nidamental. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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