Tritovum
Tritovum Tri*to"vum, n.; pl. {Tritova}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? third + L. ovum egg.] (Zo["o]l.) An embryonic insect which has twice cast its skin previous to hatching from the egg. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tritova — Tritovum Tri*to vum, n.; pl. {Tritova}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? third + L. ovum egg.] (Zo[ o]l.) An embryonic insect which has twice cast its skin previous to hatching from the egg. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trit- — combining form or trito Etymology: Greek, from tritos; akin to Greek treis three more at three : third : tertiary tritonymph …   Useful english dictionary

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