Cryptotermes

noun

Cryp·​to·​termes
¦krip(ˌ)tō+
: a cosmopolitan genus of dry-wood termites that is sometimes considered a subgenus of Kalotermes see powder-post termite

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from crypt- + Termes

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“Cryptotermes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cryptotermes. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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