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white ant:

see termitetermite
or white ant,
common name for a soft-bodied social insect of the infraorder Isoptera. Originally classified in as a separate order, termites are genetically related to cockroaches and are now usually classified with them in the order Blattodea.
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white ant

[′wīt ′ant]
(invertebrate zoology)
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