termiet

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Hyphenation: ter‧miet

EtymologyEdit

From French termite, from Latin termes "woodworm, white ant", itself altered (influenced by terere "to rub, wear, erode") from earlier tarmes.

NounEdit

termiet m (plural termieten, diminutive termietje n)

  1. (zoology) A termite, an ant-like colony insect

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Derived termsEdit

  • termietengast m
  • termietenheuvel m
  • termietenkolonie
  • termietennest n
  • termietensoort
  • werktermiet m

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