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 for Formica
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Formica \For*mi"ca\ (f[^o]r*m[imac]"k[.a]), prop. n. [L., an
     ant.] (Zool.)
     A Linn[ae]an genus of hymenopterous insects, including the
     common ants. See Ant.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Formica \For*mi"ca\ (f[^o]r*m[imac]"k[.a]), prop. n. [a
     trademark.]
     A thermosetting plastic material composed of melamine resin,
     having good heat and chemical resistance, and commonly used
     as the surface layer in laminated sheets employed as
     coverings for counter tops, walls, or furniture.
     [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Formica
      n 1: any of various plastic laminates containing melamine
      2: type genus of the Formicidae [syn: Formica, genus
         Formica]

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