solitaria

noun
sol·​i·​tar·​ia | \ ˌsäləˈterēə, -ta(a)r- \
plural -s

Definition of solitaria

: a nonmigratory phase occurring in some locusts — compare gregaria

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History and Etymology for solitaria

New Latin, from feminine of Latin solitarius solitary

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

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