Kalotermes

noun Kal·o·ter·mes \ˌkaləˈtər(ˌ)mēz\

Definition of Kalotermes

  1. :  the type genus of Kalotermitidae comprising many termites that are destructive pests of living trees or of dry timber — see cryptotermes

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Origin and Etymology of kalotermes

New Latin, from kalo- (from Greek kalos) + Termes


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