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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Termites(0.01362 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : whitish soft-bodied ant-like social insect that feeds on
wood [syn: white ant]
English → English (gcide)
Termes \Ter"mes\ (t[~e]r"m[=e]z), n.; pl. Termites
(-m[i^]*t[=e]z). [L. termes, tarmes, -itis, a woodworm. Cf.
A genus of Pseudoneuroptera including the white ants, or
termites. See Termite.
Termite \Ter"mite\, n.; pl. Termites. [F. See Termes.]
Any one of numerous species of pseudoneoropterous insects
belonging to Termes and allied genera; -- called also
white ant. See Illust. of White ant.
Note: They are very abundant in tropical countries, and are
noted for their destructive habits, their large nests,
their remarkable social instincts, and their division
of labor among the polymorphic individuals of several
kinds. Besides the males and females, each nest has
ordinary workers, and large-headed individuals called