[ klep-toh-bahy-oh-sis ]
/ ˌklɛp toʊ baɪˈoʊ sɪs /
noun, plural clep·to·bi·o·ses [klep-toh-bahy-oh-seez]. /ˌklɛp toʊ baɪˈoʊ siz/.
an ecological relationship in which members of one species, as of ants, steal food from another.
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OTHER WORDS FROM cleptobiosisclep·to·bi·ot·ic [klep-toh-bahy-ot-ik], /ˌklɛp toʊ baɪˈɒt ɪk/, adjective
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