nondiapausing

adjective

non·​dia·​paus·​ing ˌnän-ˌdī-ə-ˈpȯ-ziŋ How to pronounce nondiapausing (audio)
1
: not having a diapause
2
: not being in a state of diapause

Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of nondiapausing was in 1963

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“Nondiapausing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondiapausing. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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