Definition of Symphily

1. the practise of keeping a guest in a termite's nest [n SYMPHILIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Symphily

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

Literary usage of Symphily

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1. Comparative Studies in the Psychology of Ants and of Higher Animals by Erich Wasmann (1905)
"Of late Dr. K. Escherich has tried to solve the contradiction, which we proved to exist between the facts of symphily and the principles of natural ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"Much attention has been given to the relations between ants and their guests by Wasmann.1 He arranges them in four categories ; 1, " symphily" for the true ..."

3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"... stage of its symphily. This is evident from the one fact among others that the beetle is more affectionately treated by its normal hosts and is fed, ..."

4. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1908)
"... stage in this same species when living with L. alienus and exhibiting a more perfect symphily in H. ..."

5. Comparative Studies in the Psychology of Ants and of Higher Animals by Erich Wasmann (1905)
"Of late Dr. K. Escherich has tried to solve the contradiction, which we proved to exist between the facts of symphily and the principles of natural ..."

6. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"Much attention has been given to the relations between ants and their guests by Wasmann.1 He arranges them in four categories ; 1, " symphily" for the true ..."

7. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"... stage of its symphily. This is evident from the one fact among others that the beetle is more affectionately treated by its normal hosts and is fed, ..."

8. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1908)
"... stage in this same species when living with L. alienus and exhibiting a more perfect symphily in H. ..."

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