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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 classified with them in the order Blattodea.
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white ant[′wīt ′ant]
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