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A North Australian termite which builds tall flattened mounds that are aligned north–south.
- ‘Magnetic termites (Amitermes meridionalis) are adapted to living on floodplains with waterlogged soil.’
- ‘The Magnetic Termite Amitermes meridionalis occurs only in a small part of the Northern Territory of Australia and builds famous wedge-shaped mounds with an elongated axis that is orientated in a striking north-south direction.’
- ‘The Magnetic termites up north are grass- eaters only; other mound builders will eat grass and/or solid wood.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.