Definition of Symphiles

1. symphile [n] - See also: symphile



Lexicographical Neighbors of Symphiles

sympathomimetic
sympathomimetics
sympathovagal
sympathy
sympathy card
sympathy strike
sympatico
sympatric
sympatrically
sympatries
sympatry
sympetalies
sympetalous
sympetaly
symphile
symphiles (current term)
symphilid
symphily
symphonic
symphonic music
symphonic poem
symphonic poems
symphonically
symphonies
symphoniette
symphonious
symphoniously
symphoniousness
symphonise
symphonist

Literary usage of Symphiles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Science of Human Behavior: Biological and Psychological Foundations by Maurice Parmelee (1913)
"The symphiles, or true guests, which are very largely beetles, live on amicable ... The ants lick the symphiles apparently because they are very fond of the ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"... from an ethological point of view, the most interesting and at the same time the largest of the true ant-guests (symphiles) of the arctic region. ..."

3. Comparative Studies in the Psychology of Ants and of Higher Animals by Erich Wasmann (1905)
"They are present likewise in the nests of social wasps, hornets and bumblebees; but genuine guests (symphiles), which, in spite of their morphological ..."

4. Parasitisme et mutualisme dans la nature by Léon Laloy (1906)
"Les symphiles ne se montrent d'ailleurs pas ingrats ; on en a vu rendre à leurs hôtes caresse pour caresse. De plus ils ont des organes sécrétoires spéciaux ..."

5. The Science of Human Behavior: Biological and Psychological Foundations by Maurice Parmelee (1913)
"The symphiles, or true guests, which are very largely beetles, live on amicable ... The ants lick the symphiles apparently because they are very fond of the ..."

6. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"... from an ethological point of view, the most interesting and at the same time the largest of the true ant-guests (symphiles) of the arctic region. ..."

7. Comparative Studies in the Psychology of Ants and of Higher Animals by Erich Wasmann (1905)
"They are present likewise in the nests of social wasps, hornets and bumblebees; but genuine guests (symphiles), which, in spite of their morphological ..."

8. Parasitisme et mutualisme dans la nature by Léon Laloy (1906)
"Les symphiles ne se montrent d'ailleurs pas ingrats ; on en a vu rendre à leurs hôtes caresse pour caresse. De plus ils ont des organes sécrétoires spéciaux ..."

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