aphidophilous

adjective
aphid·​oph·​i·​lous | \ -¦däfələs \

Definition of aphidophilous

: of or relating to certain ants that nurture aphids in return for the honeydew they obtain from them

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History and Etymology for aphidophilous

aphid + -o- + -philous

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“Aphidophilous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aphidophilous. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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