from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An important genus of pseudoneuropterous insects, typical of the family Termitidæ.
  • noun [lowercase] A termite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A genus of Pseudoneuroptera including the white ants, or termites. See termite.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun type genus of the Termitidae


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