univoltine

adjective
uni·​vol·​tine | \ ¦yünə¦vōlˌtēn, -ltᵊn \

Definition of univoltine

: producing one brood in a season and especially a single brood of eggs capable of hibernating used of insects — compare bivoltine

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History and Etymology for univoltine

French univoltin, from uni- + Italian volta time, instance + French -in -ine

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“Univoltine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/univoltine. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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