supersedure

noun
su·per·se·dure | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈsē-jər \

Definition of supersedure 

: the act or process of superseding especially : the replacement of an old or inferior queen bee by a young or superior queen

First Known Use of supersedure

1758, in the meaning defined above

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