adj. [Gr. myrmex, ant; phobeisthai, to flee]
Having the ability to repel ants.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • myrmecophobic — myr·me·co·pho·bic …   English syllables

  • myrmecophobic — |mərmə̇kō|fōbik also fäb adjective Etymology: myrmec + phobic : having a repulsion for ants used of a plant that repels ants (as by hairs or glands) …   Useful english dictionary

  • myrmec- — combining form or myrmeco Etymology: Greek myrmēk , myrmēko , from myrmēk , myrmēx more at pismire : ant Myrmecia Myrmecophyte myrmecology …   Useful english dictionary

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