synoekete

synoekete

(sɪˈniːkiːt) or

synoecete

n
(Zoology) an insect that lives in the nests of social insects, esp ants, without receiving any attentions from the inmates. Compare symphile
[C20: from Greek sunoiketēs house-fellow, from sunoikia community]
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