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formicine

adjective for·mi·cine \-ˌsīn, -sə̇n\

Definition of formicine

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or resembling an ant

  2. 2 [New Latin Formicinae group of ants, from Latin, feminine plural of formicinus] :  belonging to a group of ants that resemble and are closely related to those of the genus Formica

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Origin and Etymology of formicine

Latin formicinus, from formica ant + -inus -ine


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formicine

noun for·mi·cine \"\

Definition of formicine

plural

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  1. :  a formicine ant

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