superparasitism

noun
su·​per·​par·​a·​sit·​ism | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈper-ə-ˌsī-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce superparasitism (audio) , -sə-ˌti-, -ˈpa-rə-\

Definition of superparasitism

: parasitization of a host by more than one parasitic individual usually of one kind used especially of parasitic insects

First Known Use of superparasitism

circa 1899, in the meaning defined above

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