noun (imag, ines)
- The final developmental stage of an insect after undergoing metamorphosis.
Etymology: Latin imagoLatin, imago.
- 1973: "But still," he said to himself, drawing the metamorphoses of a red admiral, egg, caterpillar, chrysalis and on his pad, "what shall I say to him when we meet?" " Patrick O'Brian, HMS Surprise
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