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Alternative clues for the word ant
Kind of hill or lion
Tidbit for the formicivorous
Kind of farm
One of "Them!" things
Many a worker
Member of a colony
Symbol of industry
Queen of the hill
It may be red or black
Six-foot worker, maybe
Offspring of a queen
Insect in a colony
Member of a farm team?
Red army member
Member of a farm system?
Tidbit for an echidna
Word with red or army
Food for a doodlebug
Grasshopper's teacher, in Aesop
"A Bug's Life" bug
Tiny member of a colony
One marching in a column
Queen's subject, possibly
Word with white or worker
Symbol of industriousness
Solomon wrote of it "Consider its ways"
Tiny hill dweller
Household pest with a fiery appearance
Word with white, red or black
"The Atom ___ Show" (1960's TV cartoon)
Dove's helper, in an Aesop tale
Boric acid target
Creature with a tiny waist
Vermicide : worm :: formicide : ___
Figure on a hill
About which the Bible says "Consider her ways, and be wise"
Leaf cutter, e.g.
One in a long line of workers?
Insect with a queen
Social group member
Tidbit for an aardvark
Amazon ___ (aggressive insect)
Hobby farm occupant
Toiler on a hill
Atom ___, 1960s cartoon superhero
Queen's servant, maybe
One putting out feelers?
Feeling in a cathedral, maybe
Queen of the hill?
One with a small nest egg?
Member of a caste system
"Giant" in "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids"
Grasshopper's partner in an old fable
Creature with elbowed antennae
Word with black, red or white
Kind of colony
"Carpenter" or "harvester" insect
One often on the march
One to emulate in an Aesop fable
Noted series of paintings by Andrew Wyeth
Marcher in a column
Member of a small work force?
Lead bug in "A Bug's Life"
Hobby farm denizen
Hobby farm creature
Member of a colonial army
Crawler on an M. C. Escher MГ¶bius strip
Word after red
One in a jungle trail
"A Bug's Life" extra
Word with carpenter or weaver
Only creature besides humans to farm other creatures
Certain female soldier
"___-Man," 2015 superhero movie
___-Man (pint-size superhero in a 2015 film)
Soldier, for one
Morsel for an aardvark
Wingless sterile females are the workers
Social insect living in organized colonies
Characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season
Grasshopper's partner in an Aesop title
Kelep or emmet
Soldier or slave
"The ___ and the Grasshopper": Aesop
Ergate or kelep
Rocker Adam ___
Worker on a hill
Sluggard's suggested role model
Diminutive social worker
Ending with defend
Model Aesop character
Lover of sweets
Rock star Adam ___
Exemplar for a sluggard
Insect not found in Antarctica
White ___ (termite)
Tiny hill builder
Carpenter or army follower
Subject of 21 Across
Resident of an elaborate underground "city"
Kelep, for one
Insect having castes
Aesop's "The ___ and the Dove"
One of a quadrillion on Earth
Insect going after combat
Prefix for arctic
Prefix for arctic or eater
Carpenter with six legs
Opposite of a syn.
"High Hopes" creature
Intruder in the dust
Symbol of diligence
"Go to the ___, thou sluggard"
Carpenter or fire follower
Fire or army chaser
Kind of bear or lion
"Guest" at certain meals
Hill climber, of sorts
Word definitions for ant in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES an ants' nest ▪ a red ants' nest fire ant snake/ant etc bite COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE red ▪ Escamoles are the larva and pupa stage of the red ant . ▪ When I was heavily pregnant we lived in one room that...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Ant \Ant\, n. [OE. ante, amete, emete, AS. [ae]mete akin to G. ameise. Cf. Emmet .] (Zo["o]l.) A hymenopterous insect of the Linn[ae]an genus Formica , which is now made a family of several genera; an emmet; a pismire. Note: Among ants, as among bees, there...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
init. 1 Afghanistan National Television. 2 Aids to Navigation Team, as used in the United States Coast Guard.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1500, from Middle English ampte (late 14c.), from Old English æmette "ant," from West Germanic *amaitjo (cognates: Old High German ameiza , German Ameise ) from a compound of bases *ai- "off, away" + *mai- "cut," from PIE *mai- "to cut" (cognates: maim...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers [syn: emmet , pismire ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Ants are eusocial insects of the family Formicidae and, along with the related wasps and bees , belong to the order Hymenoptera . Ants evolved from wasp-like ancestors in the Cretaceous period, about 99 million years ago and diversified after the rise of...
Usage examples of ant.
Ants, neuter, structure of Aphides attended by Ants Aphis, development of Apteryx Arab horses Aralo-Caspian Sea Archiac, M.
Chapter VII Instinct Instincts comparable with habits, but different in their origin -- Instincts graduated -- Aphides and ants -- Instincts variable -- Domestic instincts, their origin -- Natural instincts of the cuckoo, ostrich, and parasitic bees -- Slave-making ants -- Hive-bee, its cell-making instinct - - Difficulties on the theory of the Natural Selection of instincts -- Neuter or sterile insects -- Summary.
One of the strongest instances of an animal apparently performing an action for the sole good of another, with which I am acquainted, is that of aphides voluntarily yielding their sweet excretion to ants: that they do so voluntarily, the following facts show.
I removed all the ants from a group of about a dozen aphides on a dock-plant, and prevented their attendance during several hours.
The ants that run about the ground do the same thing, Baas, that their children may have food when they are dead.
An ant larger than the rest advanced to Blinky and eyed him curiously, still waving a leg in a dangerous manner, and a nasty fighting look about his whole body.
It is easy to describe now, but how very far I was from the Center then, inching my way as a conscientious and humble scribe, medieval calligrapher, patient as an ant over my uppercase and lowercase letters, not knowing how or when my incunabula would cross the line from booklet to Book, or how or when the scribbler would become a writer, the copyist an artist!
Professor Haeckel, botanising near that same spot, spent an hour in an endeavour to force his way into one of these jungles, but only succeeded in advancing a few steps into the thicket, when, stung by mosquitoes, bitten by ants, his clothing torn from his bleeding arms and legs, wounded by the thousands of sharp thorns of the calamus, hibiscus, euphorbias, lantanas, and myriad other jungle plants, he was obliged, utterly discomfited, to desist.
It resembles the flitting of some gipsy, or rather it reminds me of an engraving in a book of fables I owned in my childhood: the whole thing is exactly like the slender wardrobe and the long guitar which the cicala who had sung all the summer, carried upon her back when she knocked at the door of her neighbor the ant.
Add a little detergent to the water to make this ant moat even more impenetrable.
The great difficulty lies in the working ants differing widely from both the males and the fertile females in structure, as in the shape of the thorax and in being destitute of wings and sometimes of eyes, and in instinct.
Soon he stopped reading, placed one book on top of the other, and began to rock very slowly in the wicker rocking chair, contemplating with regret the banana plants in the mire of the patio, the stripped mango, the flying ants that came after the rain, the ephemeral splendor of another afternoon that would never return.
For the ant hill, the habitat of eusocial insects that appear to have rationally ordered their existence in a collective spirit, is accepted by radical thinkers as a fitting symbol of Utopia in a scientific age.
Three days after Herbie first dangled the feeder from a limb, only a few tiny red drops remained inside the jar--the rest of the feeder was crammed full of well-fed dead ants.
I started a fire going, woke Kennie and we brewed tea and had a meal with large ants pestering us and a small goanna playing hide and seek in and out of a clump of spinifex.