myrmecophobic

adjective
myr·​me·​co·​pho·​bic | \ ¦mərmə̇kō¦fōbik also -fäb- \

Definition of myrmecophobic

: having a repulsion for ants used of a plant that repels ants (as by hairs or glands)

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History and Etymology for myrmecophobic

myrmec- + -phobic

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“Myrmecophobic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myrmecophobic. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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