Definition of myrmecoid in US English:

myrmecoid

adjective

  • Resembling an ant in form or behaviour; (Zoology) myrmecomorphic.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine. From myrmeco- + -oid.

Pronunciation

myrmecoid

/ˈməːmɪkɔɪd/