5 letter words ending in AGO

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words ending in AGO in English

5 letter words ending in MAGO

Common 5 letter words ending in AGO with meaning


Part of Speech: Noun

Definition: The final and fully developed stage of an insect, typically winged.

Pronunciation (US): ih-MAH-goh

Pronunciation (UK): ih-MAH-goh

Origin and Usage: The word "imago" comes from the Latin word "imāgō" meaning "image" or "representation." It was first used in English in the mid-1800s to describe the final stage of an insects development, when it has reached its adult form and is capable of reproduction.

Synonyms: Adult, mature, full-grown, developed.

Related Words: Image, magic, sigma, amigo, magma.

Example Sentences:

  • After spending several weeks in the pupal stage, the butterfly finally emerged as an imago.
  • The imago of the dragonfly is a beautiful and delicate creature.
  • Scientists study the behavior of imago insects to better understand their reproductive strategies.