termitarium

[ tur-mi-tair-ee-uhm ]
/ ˌtɜr mɪˈtɛər i əm /

noun, plural ter·mi·tar·i·a [tur-mi-tair-ee-uh]. /ˌtɜr mɪˈtɛər i ə/.

a termites' nest.

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Origin of termitarium

1860–65; <New Latin termit(ēs), plural of termestermite + -arium
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British Dictionary definitions for termitarium

termitarium
/ (ˌtɜːmɪˈtɛərɪəm) /

noun plural -ia (-ɪə)

the nest of a termite colony

Word Origin for termitarium

C20: from termite + -arium
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