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ant lion

noun

Definition of ant lion

  1. :  any of various neuropterous insects (as of the genus Myrmeleon) having long-jawed larvae that feed on insects (as ants) and including some that dig conical pits to capture prey



Illustration of ant lion

1815

First Known Use of ant lion

1815


ANT LION Defined for Kids

ant lion

noun

Definition of ant lion for Students

  1. :  an insect having a larva form with long jaws that digs a cone-shaped hole in which it waits for prey (as ants)




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