Meaning of alloparent in English:

alloparent

noun

Zoology Sociology
  • An adult animal or person involved in parent-like care of an individual which is not his or her offspring.

Pronunciation

alloparent

/ˈaləˌpɛːrənt/ /ˈaləˌpɛːr(ə)nt/

Origin

1970s. From allo- + parent.