Definitions for obtectɒbˈtɛkt

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also ob•tect′ed

  1. (of a pupa) having the antennae, legs, and wings glued to the surface of the body by a secretion.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of obtect:

1810–20; < L obtegere, obtigere to cover, protect


  1. obtect(Adjective)

    Having the legs and other appendages are more or less strongly cemented to the body.


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