Dictionary » I » Inquiline



(Science: zoology) a gallfly which deposits its eggs in galls formed by other insects.

Origin: L. Inquilinus a tenant, lodger.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 856 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link