quadrivoltine

adjective

quad·​ri·​vol·​tine
¦kwädrə¦vōlˌtēn,
-ltᵊn
: producing four generations in one year
used of silkworms

Word History

Etymology

quadri- + -voltine (as in bivoltine)

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“Quadrivoltine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quadrivoltine. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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