from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Producing several broods in a single season: multivoltine moths.
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- adj. Having several broods or generations in a year.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having several (at least more than two) annual broods; generated oftener than twice a year: said of silkworm-moths and their larvæ.
multi- + French -voltine, having a given number of broods in one season (from Italian volta, time, turn; see volt2).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)