formicarium

noun
for·​mi·​car·​i·​um | \ -ˈkerēəm, -ˈa(a)r-, -ˈār- \
plural formicaria\ -​rēə \

Definition of formicarium

: formicary specifically : an artificial ant nest arranged for observation or study of the activities of the insects

History and Etymology for formicarium

Medieval Latin

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“Formicarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/formicarium. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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