fire ant

noun
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017

Definition of fire ant

: any of a genus (Solenopsis) of fiercely stinging omnivorous ants; especially : imported fire ant

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First Known Use of fire ant

1796


FIRE ANT Defined for English Language Learners

fire ant

noun

Definition of fire ant for English Language Learners

  • : a type of ant that gives a very painful bite


Medical Dictionary

fire ant

noun \ -ˌant \

medical Definition of fire ant

: any ant of the genus Solenopsis; especially : imported fire ant

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