formicary

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noun for·mi·cary \ˈfȯr-mə-ˌker-ē\

Definition of formicary

plural

formicaries

  1. :  an ant nest

Origin and Etymology of formicary

Medieval Latin formicarium, from Latin formica


First Known Use: 1816


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