driver ant

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Driver ant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/driver%20ant. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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