strigilator

noun
strig·​i·​la·​tor
plural -s

Definition of strigilator

: any of various myrmecophiles or termitophiles that feed by licking the surface of the bodies of the ants or termites with which they live

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History and Etymology for strigilator

strigilate + -or

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“Strigilator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strigilator. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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