[broh-mey-shee-uh m, -shuh m]
- any of the swollen hyphal tips of certain fungi, on which ants can feed.
Origin of bromatium
(< New Latin) < Greek brōmátion, equivalent to brōmat-, stem of brôma food, meat + -ion diminutive suffix
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