- dealate [dē ā′lāt΄]adj.[ DE- + ALATE]having lost its wings: said of ants and other insects whose wings are shed after the mating flight: also dealateddealationn.
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dealate — dealation, n. /dee ay layt , lit/, Entomol. adj. 1. Also, dealated /dee ay lay tid/. (of certain ants and termites after nuptial flights) having no wings as a result of having bitten or rubbed them off. n. 2. a dealate insect. [DE + ALATE] * * * … Universalium
dealate — dēˈāˌlāt, lə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: de + alate : a dealated insect : a mature sexual individual of a kind of insect that undergoes dealation * * * dealation, n. /dee ay layt , lit/, Entomol. adj. 1. Also, dealated … Useful english dictionary
dealate — См. dealated … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
dealate — adjective Having lost or shed its wings, usually in the normal course of its life cycle. Syn: dealated … Wiktionary
dealate — de·alate … English syllables
dealate — de•a•late [[t]ˈdi eɪˌleɪt, lɪt[/t]] also de•a•lat•ed [[t] ˌleɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. ent (of certain ants and termites after nuptial flights) having no wings as a result of having bitten or rubbed them off de a•la′tion, n … From formal English to slang
dealate — v.t. v.t. rob or divest of wings. ♦ dealation, n … Dictionary of difficult words
de|a|lat|ed — «dee AY lay tihd», adjective. = dealate. (Cf. ↑dealate) … Useful english dictionary
Weaver ant — Oecophylla Temporal range: 47–0 Ma … Wikipedia
dealation — See dealate. * * * … Universalium