mermithergate

noun mer·mith·ergate \¦mərmə̇th+\

Definition of mermithergate

  1. :  a worker ant hypertrophied and altered in bodily form by parasitic nematodes — compare mermithized

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Origin and Etymology of mermithergate

New Latin Mermith-, Mermis + English ergate


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