noun. an adult insect produced after metamorphosis.
noun. (psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood.
1. Noun, singular or mass Aristotle coined the term imago"" aria-label="Link to "imago""> "imago" to describe what we would call a simile. 2. Adjective The caterpillar period lasts about two weeks, and the rest of the lifespan of the insect once in imago stage is only about two to six weeks in the first three generations in any given summer. 3. Adverb In Aristotle’s "Rhetoric," he defined imago as the practice of describing something through a comparison to something else.