ant lion


Definition of ANT LION

:  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

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ANT LION Defined for Kids

ant lion


Definition of ANT LION for Kids

:  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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