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formicary

noun for·mi·cary \ˈfr-mə-ˌker-ē\
plural for·mi·car·ies

Definition of FORMICARY

:  an ant nest

Origin of FORMICARY

Medieval Latin formicarium, from Latin formica
First Known Use: 1816

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