[ broh-mey-shee-uhm, -shuhm ]

noun,plural bro·ma·ti·a [broh-mey-shee-uh, -shuh]. /broʊˈmeɪ ʃi ə, -ʃə/.
  1. 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

Words Nearby bromatium Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024