lestobiosis

lestobiosis

[les-toh-bahy-oh-sis]
noun, plural lestobioses [les-toh-bahy-oh-seez] .
cleptobiosis characterized by furtive thievery.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek lēist(ḗs) robber + -o- -o- + -biosis -biosis

lestobiotic [les-toh-bahy-ot-ik] , adjective
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