myrmecophilous etymology

English word myrmecophilous comes from English -philous, English myrmeco- (Of or pertaining to ants.)

Detailed word origin of myrmecophilous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philous English (eng) Having an affinity, attraction, preference or love of something.
myrmeco- English (eng) Of or pertaining to ants.
myrmecophilous English (eng) (biology) Adapted to thrive in the presence of ants.

Words with the same origin as myrmecophilous

Descendants of -philous
aerophilous ammophilous anemophilous calciphilous chiropterophilous dendrophilous entomophilous halophilous heliophilous homophilous hydrophilous hygrophilous malacophilous mesophilous necrophilous ombrophilous ornithophilous petrophilous photophilous phytophilous psammophilous tropophilous xenophilous zoophilous
Descendants of myrmeco-
myrmecochory myrmecodomatium myrmecomorphy myrmecophagous myrmecophagy myrmecophile myrmecophobia