silky ant


Definition of silky ant

: a common widely-distributed black ant (Formica fusca) with colonies having more than one queen

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First Known Use of silky ant

1846, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of silky ant was in 1846

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“Silky ant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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