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for·mic

 (fôr′mĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to ants.
2. Of, derived from, or containing formic acid.

[From Latin formīca, ant.]

formic

(ˈfɔːmɪk)
adj
1. (Zoology) of, relating to, or derived from ants
2. (Chemistry) of, containing, or derived from formic acid
[C18: from Latin formīca ant; the acid occurs naturally in ants]

for•mic

(ˈfɔr mɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to ants.
2. of or derived from formic acid.
[1785–95; irreg. < Latin formīca ant. compare French formique]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.formic - of or relating to or derived from ants
2.formic - of or containing or derived from formic acid
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