lestobiosis

[ les-toh-bahy-oh-sis ]
/ ˌlɛs toʊ baɪˈoʊ sɪs /

noun, plural les·to·bi·o·ses [les-toh-bahy-oh-seez]. /ˌlɛs toʊ baɪˈoʊ siz/.

cleptobiosis characterized by furtive thievery.

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Origin of lestobiosis

<New Latin <Greek lēist(ḗs) robber + -o--o- + -biosis-biosis

OTHER WORDS FROM lestobiosis

les·to·bi·ot·ic [les-toh-bahy-ot-ik], /ˌlɛs toʊ baɪˈɒt ɪk/, adjective

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