Lasius

noun

La·​si·​us
ˈlās(h)ēəs
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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 21 Feb. 2024.

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