Definition of Dealated

1. Adjective. (entomology) Having shed of lost its wings, usually in the normal course of its life cycle. ¹



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Definition of Dealated

1. dealate [adj] - See also: dealate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dealated

deagglomerating
deagglomeration
deagglomerations
deair
deaired
deairing
deairs
deal
deal-maker
deal-makers
deal breaker
deal in
deal out
deal with
dealate
dealated (current term)
dealates
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dealations
dealbate
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deale
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dealer
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dealership
dealerships

Literary usage of Dealated

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1914)
"Female (dealated). Color darker than in the female of the typical form, the whole body ... Several workers and a dealated female from Manneville, Ennery, ..."

2. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"The ground was very hard and dry and no dealated 2 could be found. ... In one nest a dealated 2 and eggs. Many of the $ s were large and dark. ..."

3. Biological and Embryological Studies on Formicidae by Maurice Cole Tanquary (1912)
"September 5, 1910, I found a large number of young dealated females of Lasius ... The same afternoon I found five young dealated queens of L. latipes Walsh, ..."

4. Division of Labor Among Ants by Edith Nason Buckingham (1911)
"45), "So far as I was able to observe, both the virgin and the dealated females of Leptothorax behaved in all respects like the workers," and, ..."

5. Bulletin by Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States National Museum, United States (1919)
"At Miami Beach, Florida, on February 27, nymphs and dealated pigmented adults of ... Not more than two dealated adults have been found in the same colony. ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"Even the dealated mother queens were found in but one of the smaller nests. All the nests, however, were full of worker larvae and pupae. ..."

7. Evolution and Animal Life: An Elementary Discussion of Facts, Processes by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1907)
"... Male; 6, dealated female: c, worker; d. portion of nest showing broad galleries of the host ant intersected by the tenuous galleries of ..."

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