Definition of trophallactic in English:

trophallactic

adjective

Entomology
  • Of, relating to, or of the nature of trophallaxis.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in William Morton Wheeler (1865–1937). From tropho- + ancient Greek ἀλλακτικός of or for exchange, after trophallaxis.

Pronunciation

trophallactic

/ˌtrɒfəˈlaktɪk/