supersedure

[soo-per-see-jer]
noun

Origin:
1780–90, Americanism; supersede + -ure

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supersede (ˌsuːpəˈsiːd)
 
vb
1.  to take the place of (something old-fashioned or less appropriate); supplant
2.  to replace in function, office, etc; succeed
3.  to discard or set aside or cause to be set aside as obsolete or inferior
 
[C15: via Old French from Latin supersedēre to sit above, from super- + sedēre to sit]
 
super'sedable
 
adj
 
super'sedence
 
n
 
super'seder
 
n
 
supersedure
 
n
 
supersession
 
n

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It is a serious problem for adult honeybees, often infecting the queen who is often replaced by supersedure.
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