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Noun: pismire  'pis,mI(-u)r
  1. Social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
    - ant, emmet

Derived forms: pismires

Type of: hymenopter, hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopterous insect

Part of: family Formicidae, Formicidae

Encyclopedia: Pismire