Definition of termitarium in English:

termitarium

noun

  • A colony of termites, typically within a mound of cemented earth.

    • ‘We observed birds entering arboreal termitaria at dusk, presumably to roost.’
    • ‘The presence of mushrooms in a termitarium is a sure sign that the termites have died.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: modern Latin, from Latin termes, termit- termite.

Pronunciation:

termitarium

/ˌtərməˈterēəm/