Definition of Termite. Meaning of Termite. Synonyms of Termite

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Definition of Termite

Termite
Termite Ter"mite, n.; pl. Termites. [F. See Termes.] (Zo["o]l.) 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 soldiers.

Meaning of Termite from wikipedia

- Termites are a group of detritophagous eusocial insects which consume a wide variety of decaying plant material, generally in the form of wood, leaf litter...
- Look up Termite or termite in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A termite is an insect. Termite may also refer to: Brother Termite, a novel by Patricia...
- A termite shield is a sheet metal fabrication used in light frame construction to reduce the movement of termites from the soil into wood framing members...
- The Formosan termite (Coptotermes formos****) is a species of termite local to southern China and introduced to Taiwan (formerly known as Formosa, where...
- Termite barriers are materials that have been specifically designed to prevent subterranean termites from gaining access to a structure. Physical termite...
- It is also called the maanhaar-jackal (Afrikaans for "mane-jackal"), termite-eating hyena and civet hyena, based on its habit of secreting substances...
- Mound-building termites are a group of termite species that live in mounds which are made of a combination of soil, termite saliva and dung. These termites live...
- Nasutitermes triodiae, also known as the cathedral termite, is a gr****-eating species of Nasutitermitinae termite that can be found in Northern Territory, Australia...
- Blattodea is an order of insects that contains ****roaches and termites. Formerly, termites were considered a separate order, Isoptera, but genetic and molecular...
- Heterotermes aureus, commonly known as the desert subterranean termite, is a species of termite in the family Rhinotermitidae. It is native to the deserts...