Definition of alloparent in English:

alloparent

noun

Sociology Zoology
  • An adult animal or person involved in parent-like care of an individual which is not his or her offspring.

Origin

1970s. From allo- + parent.

Pronunciation

alloparent

/ˈaləˌpɛːr(ə)nt//ˈaləˌpɛːrənt/