anthill

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noun ant·hill \ˈant-ˌhil\

Definition of anthill

  1. :  a mound of debris thrown up by ants or termites in digging their nest

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First Known Use of anthill

before 12th century


ANTHILL Defined for English Language Learners

anthill

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Definition of anthill for English Language Learners

  • : a mound of dirt made by ants when building a nest


ANTHILL Defined for Kids

anthill

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noun ant·hill \ˈant-ˌhil\

Definition of anthill for Students

  1. :  a mound made by ants in digging their nest



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