termitary

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

termite +‎ -ary

Noun[edit]

termitary (plural termitaries)

  1. An anthill built and occupied by termites.
    • 1995, Anthony Ronald Entrican Sinclair, Peter Arcese, Serengeti II: dynamics, management, and conservation of an ecosystem
      Termites are also an important component of the dwarf mongoose diet, but this effect of termitaries on mongoose distribution is likely to be secondary.