One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(Among certain termites) a blind wingless nymph performing some of the functions of a worker.
1950s; earliest use found in Owain Westmacott Richards (1901–1984), entomologist. After French pseudergate, itself after faux-ouvrier; compare earlier macrergate, micrergate.
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