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imago i·ma·go (ĭ-mā'gō, ĭ-mä'-)
n. pl. i·ma·goes or i·ma·gi·nes (-gə-nēz')
An insect in its sexually mature adult stage after metamorphosis.
An often idealized image of a person, usually a parent, formed in childhood and persisting unconsciously into adulthood.
Plural imagoes or imagines (ĭ-mā'gə-nēz')
An insect in its sexually mature adult stage after metamorphosis. Compare larva, nymph, pupa.