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1. emmet  (noun) 
social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers

  Also known as: ant, pismire


  More Specific:
pharaoh ant / pharaoh's ant / Monomorium pharaonis - small red ant of warm regions
little black ant / Monomorium minimum - tiny glossy black ant
army ant / driver ant / legionary ant - tropical nomadic ant that preys mainly on other insects
carpenter ant - ant that nests in decaying wood in which it bores tunnels for depositing eggs
fire ant - omnivorous ant of tropical and subtropical America that can inflict a painful sting
wood ant / Formica rufa - reddish-brown European ant typically living in anthills in woodlands
slave ant - any of various ants captured as larvae and enslaved by another species
slave-making ant / slave-maker - an ant that attacks colonies of other ant species and carries off the young to be reared as slaves
bulldog ant - any of the large fierce Australian ants of the genus Myrmecia


  Member Meronym:
    Formicidae     family Formicidae


  More Generic:
    hymenopterous insect     hymenopteran     hymenopteron     hymenopter


 

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