Definition of termitary in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtərməˌterē/

noun (plural termitaries)

Another term for termitarium.
Example sentences
  • In both these termitaries the palace cavity was six feet below the surface of earth as hard as rock.
  • The heat generated by the living creatures inside the termitary warms the air, which then rises.
  • The termite mound, or termitary, consists of hard, thick walls that seal in moisture and keep heat out.
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