See inquilinism.

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  • inquilinity — in·qui·lin·i·ty …   English syllables

  • inquilinity — noun see inquiline I * * * inˈquilinism or inquilinˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑inquiline …   Useful english dictionary

  • inquiline — inquilinity /in kweuh lin i tee/, n. inquilinous /in kweuh luy neuhs/, adj. /in kweuh luyn , lin/, n. 1. Zool. an animal living in the nest, burrow, or body of another animal. adj. 2. of the nature of an inquiline. [1635 45; < L inquilinus tenant …   Universalium

  • inquiline — /ˈɪnkwəlaɪn/ (say inkwuhluyn) noun 1. Zoology an animal that lives in an abode properly belonging to another; a guest. –adjective 2. of the nature of an inquiline. {Latin inquilīnus} –inquilinity /ɪnkwəˈlɪnəti/ (say inkwuh linuhtee), noun… …  

  • inquiline —   a. living in another s nest or dwelling; n. such animal.    ♦ inquilinism,    ♦ inquilinity, n.    ♦ inquilinous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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