ant cow


: an aphid from which ants obtain honeydew

Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ant cow was in 1843

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“Ant cow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition

ant cow

: an aphid which secretes a sugary substance used by ants

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