noun (plural termitaria /-ˈte(ə)rēə/)
A colony of termites, typically within a mound of cemented earth.
- The presence of mushrooms in a termitarium is a sure sign that the termites have died.
- We observed birds entering arboreal termitaria at dusk, presumably to roost.
Mid 19th century: modern Latin, from Latin termes, termit- 'termite'.
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