legionary ant


legionary ant
n.

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  • legionary ant — n. ARMY ANT …   English World dictionary

  • legionary ant — noun tropical nomadic ant that preys mainly on other insects • Syn: ↑army ant, ↑driver ant • Hypernyms: ↑ant, ↑emmet, ↑pismire • Member Holonyms: ↑Dorylinae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • legionary ant. — See army ant. * * * …   Universalium

  • legionary ant. — See army ant …   Useful english dictionary

  • ant — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. emmet, pismire, insect. Types of ants include: worker, neuter, replete, queen, male. Antlike insects include: termite, white ant, army ant, legionary ant, fire ant, Texas red ant, black ant, visiting ant, agricultural ant,… …   English dictionary for students

  • ant — n pismire, hymenopteron, hymenopter, Chiefly Dial. emmet, Latin, formica, Fr. fourmit Span, hor miga; red ant, agricultural ant, harvester ant, leaf cutting ant; foraging ant, army ant, driver ant, legionary ant; carpenter ant, white ant, termite …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Army ant — The name army ant (or legionary ant or Marabunta ) is applied to over 200 ant species, in different lineages, due to their aggressive predatory foraging groups, known as raids , in which huge numbers of ants all forage simultaneously over a… …   Wikipedia

  • army ant — noun tropical nomadic ant that preys mainly on other insects • Syn: ↑driver ant, ↑legionary ant • Hypernyms: ↑ant, ↑emmet, ↑pismire • Member Holonyms: ↑Dorylinae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • driver ant — noun tropical nomadic ant that preys mainly on other insects • Syn: ↑army ant, ↑legionary ant • Hypernyms: ↑ant, ↑emmet, ↑pismire • Member Holonyms: ↑Dorylinae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • army ant — noun A tropical nomadic ant, of the subfamily Dorylinae, that preys on other insects. Syn: driver ant, legionary ant …   Wiktionary


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