Definition of adultoid in English:

adultoid

noun

Entomology
  • An insect that has many features of an adult form but is not a typical imago.

Pronunciation

adultoid

/ˈadʌltɔɪd/ /əˈdʌltɔɪd/

adjective

Entomology
  • Designating or characteristic of such an insect.

Pronunciation

adultoid

/ˈadʌltɔɪd/ /əˈdʌltɔɪd/

Origin

1940s. From adult + -oid.