quadrivoltine

adjective
quad·​ri·​vol·​tine | \ ¦kwädrə¦vōlˌtēn, -ltᵊn \

Definition of quadrivoltine

: producing four generations in one year used of silkworms

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History and Etymology for quadrivoltine

quadri- + -voltine (as in bivoltine)

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“Quadrivoltine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quadrivoltine. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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