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pismire Syllabification: pis·mire
Pronunciation: /ˈpisˌmī(ə)r/

Definition of pismire in English:

noun

archaic
An ant.

Origin

Middle English: from piss (alluding to the smell of an anthill) + obsolete mire 'ant'.

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