termitarium

[tur-mi-tair-ee-uh m]

Origin of termitarium

1860–65; < New Latin termit(ēs), plural of termes termite + -arium
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termitarium

noun plural -ia (-ɪə)
  1. the nest of a termite colony

Word Origin for termitarium

C20: from termite + -arium
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