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1ant

noun \ˈant\

: a kind of small insect that lives in an organized social group

Full Definition of ANT

:  any of a family (Formicidae) of colonial hymenopterous insects with a complex social organization and various castes performing special duties
ants in one's pants
:  impatience for action or activity :  restlessness

Origin of ANT

Middle English ante, emete, from Old English æmette; akin to Old High German āmeiza ant
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Insect Terms

drone, entomology, gadfly, pismire, proboscis, vespine

Rhymes with ANT

2ant

abbreviation

Definition of ANT

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antenna
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antonym

Ant

abbreviation

Definition of ANT

Antarctica
ANTS IN ONE'S PANTS Defined for Kids

ant

noun \ˈant\

Definition of ANT for Kids

:  a small insect related to the bees and wasps that lives in colonies and forms nests in the ground or in wood in which it stores food and raises its young

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