[ fawr-mi-kair-ee-uhm ]
/ ˌfɔr mɪˈkɛər i əm /
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noun, plural for·mi·car·i·a [fawr-mi-kair-ee-uh]. /ˌfɔr mɪˈkɛər i ə/.
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Origin of formicarium
First recorded in 1825–35
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How to use formicarium in a sentence
After travelling for some hundreds of yards, often for more than half a mile, the formicarium is reached.A Book of Natural History|Various