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termitarium

[tur-mi-tair-ee-uh m] /ˌtɜr mɪˈtɛər i əm/
noun, plural termitaria
[tur-mi-tair-ee-uh] /ˌtɜr mɪˈtɛər i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a termites' nest.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Neo-Latin termit(ēs), plural of termes termite + -arium
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British Dictionary definitions for termitarium

termitarium

/ˌtɜːmɪˈtɛərɪəm/
noun (pl) -ia (-ɪə)
1.
the nest of a termite colony
Word Origin
C20: from termite + -arium
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