n. [L. multus, many; colonia, colony]
Population of social insects divided into independent colonies or nests.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • unicolonial — adj. [L. unus, one; colere, to dwell] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A population of social insects not recognizing nest boundaries; multicolonial …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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