virginopara

noun
vir·​gi·​nop·​a·​ra | \ ˌvəjə̇ˈnäpərə \
plural virginoparae\ -​pəˌrē \

Definition of virginopara

: one of the polymorphic types of some plant lice specifically : an apterous parthenogenetic female derived from a parthenogenetic parent

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Other Words from virginopara

virginoparous \ ¦⸗⸗¦näpərəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for virginopara

New Latin, from Latin virgin-, virgo virgin + New Latin -o- + -para

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“Virginopara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/virginopara. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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