termite
1. [ noun ] (zoology) whitish soft-bodied ant-like social insect that feeds on wood
Synonyms: white_ant
Related terms: insect Reticulitermes_lucifugus powder-post_termite Mastotermes_darwiniensis Mastotermes_electromexicus Mastotermes_electrodominicus Reticulitermes_flanipes Isoptera
Similar spelling:   Termitidae
  tear_into
  ternate