multivoltine

[ muhl-ti-vohl-teen, -tn ]
/ ˌmʌl tɪˈvoʊl tin, -tn /

adjective Entomology.

producing several broods in one year, as certain silkworm moths; polyvoltine.

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Origin of multivoltine

1870–75; multi- + Italian volt(a) turn, time + -ine1
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