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termitary

[ tur-mi-ter-ee ]
/ ˈtɜr mɪˌtɛr i /
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noun, plural ter·mi·ta·ries.
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Origin of termitary

First recorded in 1900–05; termite + -ary
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How to use termitary in a sentence

  • "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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