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Noun: imago (imagines,imagoes,imagos)  i'mey-gow or i'maa-gow
  1. (psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood
     
  2. An adult insect produced after metamorphosis

Derived forms: imagos, imagines, imagoes

Type of: epitome, image, insect, paradigm, prototype

Encyclopedia: Imago