bromatium

noun bro·ma·tium \brōˈmāsh(ē)əm\

Definition of bromatium

plural

bromatia

\-(ē)ə\
  1. :  one of the swollen globular hyphal tips that develop on certain fungi when grown in their nests by ants and that are used as food by the ants

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Origin and Etymology of bromatium

New Latin, from Greek brōmation morsel, diminutive of brōmat-, brōma food, from bibrōskein to eat, devour — more at voracious


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