protonymph

noun
pro·​to·​nymph | \ ˈprōtə+ˌ- \

Definition of protonymph

: any of various acarids in their first development stage — compare deutonymph

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Other Words from protonymph

protonymphal \ ¦⸗⸗+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for protonymph

prot- + nymph

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“Protonymph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protonymph. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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