AskDefine | Define replete

Dictionary Definition

replete adj
1 filled to satisfaction with food or drink; "a full stomach" [syn: full, replete(p)]
2 (followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated; "imbued with the spirit of the Reformation"; "words instinct with love"; "it is replete with misery" [syn: instinct(p), replete(p)] v : fill to satisfaction; "I am sated" [syn: satiate, sate, fill]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /rɪˈpliːt/, /rI"pli:t/
  • Rhymes: -iːt


  1. Abounding.
    They found the jungle replete with life of all sorts.
  2. Filled to the point of bursting.



filled to bursting

Extensive Definition

A plerergate is a polymorph of an ant, also know as a replete or rotund, characterized by an enlarged abdominal area (the crop of the gullet) for the purpose of food storage. This occurs in honey ants.


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