myrmecochorous

adjective
myr·​me·​co·​cho·​rous | \ ¦mərməkō¦kōrəs \

Definition of myrmecochorous

: dispersed by ants myrmecochorous seeds

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Other Words from myrmecochorous

myrmecochory \ ˌ⸗⸗⸗ˈkōrē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for myrmecochorous

myrmec- + -chorous

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“Myrmecochorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myrmecochorous. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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