pro·​nymph | \ (ˈ)prō+ \

Definition of pronymph

: the first postembryonic form of some insects (as the dragonfly) in which the larva is encased in a thin temporary membrane

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Other Words from pronymph

pronymphal \ (ˈ)⸗+ \ adjective

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pro- entry 1 + nymph

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“Pronymph.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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