doryline

1 of 2

adjective

dor·​y·​line
ˈdȯrəˌlīn
: of or relating to dorylines

doryline

2 of 2

noun

"
: any of various large specialized migratory tropical ants that are blind except for the functional males : army ant

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

New Latin Dorylinae, subfamily of ants, from Dorylus, type genus (from Greek dory wood, trunk of a tree, spear) + -inae

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“Doryline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doryline. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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