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termitary

[ tur-mi-ter-ee ]

noun

, plural ter·mi·ta·ries.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of termitary1

First recorded in 1900–05; termite + -ary

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Example Sentences

"Take us out to Morton's Grove, to the big termitary you'll find about a quarter of a mile off the road," said Denny.

Majestic and aloof it soared, dwarfing all near it—the termitary which, yesterday, had been but waist-high.

We're hardly on the fringe of the termitary yet—and I want to get at the heart of it, and into the depths far beneath it.

The only glance we're permitted is at a stampede following the wrecking of a termitary.

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