pseu·​do·​gyne | \ ˈsüdōˌjīn\
plural -s

Definition of pseudogyne

1 : an insect (as an aphid) that reproduces parthenogenetically
2 : an abnormal form of worker ant with a well-developed body approaching that of the fertile female especially in the shape of the thorax

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pseudogynous \ (ˈ)sü¦däjənəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for pseudogyne

International Scientific Vocabulary pseud- + -gyne

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grandiloquent, ostentatious, or bombastic

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