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Myrmica barbata

Agricultural \Ag`ri*cul"tur*al\, a. Of or pertaining to agriculture; connected with, or engaged in, tillage; as, the agricultural class; agricultural implements, wages, etc. -- Ag`ri*cul"tur*al*ly, adv.

Agricultural ant (Zo["o]l.), a species of ant which gathers and stores seeds of grasses, for food. The remarkable species ( Myrmica barbata) found in Texas clears circular areas and carefully cultivates its favorite grain, known as ant rice.