Middle English pissemire, from pisse urine + mire ant, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse maurr ant; akin to Latin formica ant, Greek myrmēx
14th century, in the meaning defined above
“Pismire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pismire. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.
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