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Meaning of IMAGO

Pronunciation:  i'meygow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an adult insect produced after metamorphosis
  2. [n]  (psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood
 

IMAGO is a 5 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: epitome, image, insect, paradigm, prototype

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\I*ma"go\, n.; pl. {Imagoes}. [L. See {Image}.]
1. An image.

2. (Zo["o]l.) The final adult, and usually winged, state of
   an insect. See Illust. of {Ant-lion}, and {Army worm}.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The sexually mature stage of an insect's life cycle.
 

 

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