myrmecophyte

noun
myr·​me·​co·​phyte | \ ˈmərmə̇kōˌfīt \
plural -s

Definition of myrmecophyte

: a plant that affords shelter or food or both to ants that live in symbiotic relations with it

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Other Words from myrmecophyte

myrmecophytic \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦fitik \ adjective

History and Etymology for myrmecophyte

International Scientific Vocabulary myrmec- + -phyte

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“Myrmecophyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myrmecophyte. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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