pharaoh ant

noun

Definition of pharaoh ant

: a small red ant (Monomorium pharaonis) that is a common household pest

First Known Use of pharaoh ant

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Pharaoh ant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pharaoh%20ant. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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