eusocial


eu·so·cial

adjective \ˌyü-ˈsō-shəl\

Definition of EUSOCIAL

:  living in a cooperative group in which usually one female and several males are reproductively active and the nonbreeding individuals care for the young or protect and provide for the group <eusocial termites, ants, and naked mole rats>
eu·so·ci·al·i·ty \-ˌsō-shē-ˈa-lə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of EUSOCIAL

1966

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