driver ant

noun

Definition of driver ant

: army ant specifically : any of various African and Asian ants (Dorylus or related genera) that move in vast numbers

First Known Use of driver ant

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Driver ant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/driver%20ant. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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