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[ tur-mahy-ting ]
/ ˈtɜr maɪ tɪŋ /


the poking of a twig down the opening of a termite's nest, performed by certain chimpanzees to collect termites for food.

Nearby words

terminus ad quem, termitarium, termitary, termite, termitic, termiting, termless, termor, terms, terms of service, terms of trade

Origin of termiting Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019