plural imagoes or imagines (i-MAY-guh-neez)

MEANING: noun:
1. The final or adult stage of an insect.
2. An idealized image of someone, formed in childhood and persisting in later life.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin imago (image). Ultimately from the Indo-European root aim- (copy), which also gave us emulate, imitate, image, imagine, and emulous. Earliest documented use: 1787.

IMPGO - Scram, you little devil !

IMA-DO - Philanthropist Hogg's coiffure

IMAGOD - "I think, therefore I am" - Jehovah