Lasius

noun
La·​si·​us | \ ˈlās(h)ēəs \

Definition of Lasius

: a genus of ants containing some of the brown and black ants of North America and Europe that form large colonies nesting in the ground

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History and Etymology for Lasius

New Latin, from Greek lasios shaggy

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“Lasius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lasius. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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