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synoekete

synoecete (sɪˈniːsiːt)

/ (sɪˈniːkiːt) /
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noun
an insect that lives in the nests of social insects, esp ants, without receiving any attentions from the inmatesCompare symphile
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Word Origin for synoekete

C20: from Greek sunoiketēs house-fellow, from sunoikia community
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