Etymology
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imago (n.)

"final or adult stage of an insect," 1797, from Latin imago "an image, a likeness," from stem of imitari "to copy, imitate" (from PIE root *aim- "to copy"). "The name is due to the fact that such an insect, having passed through its larval stages, and having, as it were, cast off its mask or disguise, has become a true representation or image of its species." [Century Dictionary]

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Definitions of imago

imago (n.)
(psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood;
imago (n.)
an adult insect produced after metamorphosis;
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