termitarium


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ter·mi·tar·i·um

 (tûr′mĭ-târ′ē-əm)
n. pl. ter·mi·tar·i·a (-ē-ə)
A nest built by a colony of termites underground, aboveground (usually as a mound), or in a tree, or an artificial nest used to house termites in a laboratory. Also called termitary.
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termitarium

(ˌtɜːmɪˈtɛərɪəm)
n, pl -ia (-ɪə)
(Zoology) the nest of a termite colony
[C20: from termite + -arium]
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ter•mi•tar•i•um

(ˌtɜr mɪˈtɛər i əm)

n., pl. -tar•i•a (-ˈtɛər i ə)
a termites' nest.
[1860–65; < New Latin termit(ēs), pl. of termes termite]
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