myrmecophilous

adjective
myr·​me·​coph·​i·​lous | \ ˌmər-mə-ˈkä-fə-ləs How to pronounce myrmecophilous (audio) \

Definition of myrmecophilous

: fond of, associated with, or benefited by ants

First Known Use of myrmecophilous

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Myrmecophilous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myrmecophilous. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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