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noun (pl) -imagoes, -imagines (-ɪˈmædʒəˌniːz)
the first winged stage of the mayfly, with dull opaque wings, known to anglers as a dun, before it metamorphoses into the shiny gauzy imago or spinner See also dun2 (sense 3), spinner (sense 6)
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