Rhinotermitidae

plural noun Rhi·no·ter·mit·i·dae \¦rī(ˌ)nō(ˌ)tərˈmitəˌdē\

Definition of Rhinotermitidae

  1. :  a large and widely distributed family of termites that occur in temperate, subtropical, and tropical regions

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Origin and Etymology of rhinotermitidae

New Latin, from Rhinotermit-, Rhinotermes, type genus (from rhin- + Termit-, Termes) + -idae


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