Recent Examples of fire ant from the Web
Not only do some of the venues not allow pets, but the grounds and fields are sprayed to kill fire ants.
Did Hurricane Harvey cause an influx of fire ants in Texas?
The rest of the lots are filled with sparse grass and fire ants, awaiting backhoes.
Shearer subscribes to this spirit of chance and quest, which comes with both risk (fending off fire ants, evading toxic sap) and the reward of the unexpected.
People hoping that Alabama's recent cold snap will mean fewer mosquito bites, fire ant mounds or cockroaches in the kitchen in 2018 are likely to be disappointed.
Tahani, Chidi, and Jason are all assuming that Michael has betrayed them and want to find a way out before Sean puts them in fire ant diapers, namely by ratting out Michael’s actual number of torture attempts.
One of the most dangerous refugees from the floods, however, are floating rafts of stinging fire ants.
One person tweeted a photo of snow accumulating in a pair of sandals and atop fire ant hills.
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First Known Use of fire ant
FIRE ANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fire ant for English Language Learners
: a type of ant that gives a very painful bite
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