termitic

termitic

[ter-mit-ik]
adjective
of, pertaining to, produced by, or infested with termites.

Origin:
1880–85; termite + -ic

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termite (ˈtɜːmaɪt)
 
n
Also called: white ant any whitish ant-like social insect of the order Isoptera, of warm and tropical regions. Some species feed on wood, causing damage to furniture, buildings, trees, etc
 
[C18: from New Latin termitēs white ants, pl of termes, from Latin: a woodworm; related to Greek tetrainein to bore through]
 
termitic
 
adj

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