myrmecoid

adjective
myr·​me·​coid | \ ˈmərməˌkȯid \

Definition of myrmecoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: resembling an ant

myrmecoid

noun
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plural -s

Definition of myrmecoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a myrmecoid insect or spider

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History and Etymology for myrmecoid

Adjective

German or Late Greek myrmēkoeidēs, from Greek myrmēk- myrmec- + -oeidēs -oid

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“Myrmecoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myrmecoid. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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