Myrmotherine Myr`mo*the"rine, a. [Gr. ? an ant + ? to hunt.] (Zo["o]l.) Feeding upon ants; -- said of certain birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • myrmotherine — myr·mo·the·rine …   English syllables

  • myrmotherine — ˌmərməˈthēˌrīn, rə̇n adjective Etymology: Greek myrmos ant + thēran to hunt (from thēr wild animal) + English ine more at pismire, fierce : myrmecophagous …   Useful english dictionary

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