Cryptotermes

noun
Cryp·​to·​termes | \ ¦krip(ˌ)tō+ \

Definition of Cryptotermes

: a cosmopolitan genus of dry-wood termites that is sometimes considered a subgenus of Kalotermes — see powder-post termite

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History and Etymology for Cryptotermes

New Latin, from crypt- + Termes

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“Cryptotermes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cryptotermes. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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