I·ma·go n.; pl. Imagoes
1. An image.
2. Zool. The final adult, and usually winged, state of an insect. See Illust. of Ant-lion, and Army worm.
n 1: (psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a
parent) formed in childhood
2: an adult insect produced after metamorphosis
[also: imagoes (pl), imagines (pl)]