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ter•mite



Pronunciation: (tûr'mīt), [key]
n.
any of numerous pale-colored, soft-bodied, chiefly tropical social insects, of the order Isoptera, that feed on wood, some being highly destructive to buildings, furniture, etc. Also called white ant.

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