pharaoh ant


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

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pharaoh ant was in 1890

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“Pharaoh ant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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