dulosis

dulosis

[doo-loh-sis, dyoo-]
noun
the enslavement of an ant colony or its members by ants of a different species.

Origin:
1900–05; < Greek doúlōsis enslavement, equivalent to doulō-, variant stem of douloún to enslave (derivative of doûlos slave + -sis -sis

dulotic [doo-lot-ik, dyoo-] , adjective
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dulosis (djuːˈləʊsɪs)
 
n
Also called: helotism a practice of some ants, in which one species forces members of a different species to do the work of the colony
 
[C20: from Greek: enslavement, from doulos slave]
 
dulotic
 
adj

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