Formicary definition

fôrmĭ-kĕrē
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A nest of ants; an anthill.
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An ant colony, a pile of earth built by ants in which they nest.
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An anthill or ants' nest.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
formicary
Plural:
formicaries

Origin of formicary

  • Medieval Latin formīcārium from Latin formīca ant

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin formica (ant) + -ary.

    From Wiktionary