family Termitidae

noun
termites
Syn: ↑Termitidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Isoptera, ↑order Isoptera
Member Meronyms: ↑Termes, ↑genus Termes, ↑Reticulitermes, ↑genus Reticulitermes

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