Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of termitary.

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Examples

  • Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) and oribi (Ourebia ourebi) also frequent extensive floodplains and grasslands, although the latter favor less waterlogged areas such as termitaries, where herbs and woody growth provide food and cover.

    Zambezian flooded grasslands

  • Oribi (Ourebia ourebi) favor the less waterlogged areas on extensive floodplains such as the Zambezi delta, where termitaries, herbs and woody growth provide cover and supplement their diet.

    Zambezian coastal flooded savanna

  • Architects have abolished the need for air conditioning by copying the airflows of termitaries.

    CHANGING CLIMATE, CHANGING MINDS

  • Edible mushrooms that tasted like the earth’s ambrosia were the size of dinner plates and thick as a loaf of bread as they sprang through the sides of the termitaries.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • We'll probably never know, for, whatever the unknown intelligence is, it lurks in the foundations of the termitaries, yards beneath the surface, where we cannot penetrate without blowing up the whole mound -- and at the same time destroying all the inhabitants. "

    The Raid on the Termites

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