Definition of Termes

1. Noun. Type genus of the Termitidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Termes
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Termitidae, Termitidae



Definition of Termes

1. n. A genus of Pseudoneuroptera including the white ants, or termites. See Termite.

Medical Definition of Termes

1. Origin: L. Termes, tarmes, -itis, a woodworm. Cf. Termite. A genus of Pseudoneuroptera including the white ants, or termites. See Termite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Termes

term of office
term paper
term papers
terma
termagancies
termagancy
termagant
termagants
termatarium
termatary
termbase
termbases
termed
termer
termers
termes (current term)
termgraph
termgraphs
terminable
terminable interest
terminableness
terminably
terminad
terminal
terminal Ss
terminal acetylene
terminal acetylenes
terminal addition enzyme
terminal artery
terminal bar

Literary usage of Termes

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

1. De L'intelligence by Hippolyte Taine (1900)
"Dans une série ou quantité infinie, nous ne pensons pas la totalité de ses termes, mais quelques-uns de ses termes et un de leurs caractères abstraits ..."

2. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1875)
"Garibay (1) avait raconté le fait comme vrai, presque dans les mêmes termes, sans toutefois indiquer l'époque ou il se pilotos sabiam e alcançavam por ..."

3. Bradford's History "of Plimoth Plantation.": From the Original Manuscript by William Bradford, Massachusetts General Court, Massachusetts Office of the Secretary of State (1899)
"... held correspondance and termes of freindship with ye English of ye Massachusetts. ... termes ..."

4. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1901)
"termes flavipes : adult male. (After Marlatt.) At this late date it is almost hopeless to attempt to change a popular term so thoroughly grafted upon the ..."

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