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multivoltine

[muhl-ti-vohl-teen, -tn] /ˌmʌl tɪˈvoʊl tin, -tn/
adjective, Entomology
1.
producing several broods in one year, as certain silkworm moths; polyvoltine.
Origin of multivoltine
1870-1875
1870-75; multi- + Italian volt(a) turn, time + -ine1
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