• Definition for "ant lion"
    • some of various insects associated with the family…
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ant lion definition

  • noun:
    • some of various insects associated with the family members Myrmeleontidae, the adults that resemble dragonflies.
    • The large-jawed larva of ant lion, which digs a conical crater when you look at the sand built to trap ants as well as other insects for food. Also called doodlebug.
    • alternate form of antlion.
    • some of various pests for the family Myrmeleontidae, the grownups that resemble dragonflies.
    • The large-jawed larva associated with the ant lion, which digs a conical crater when you look at the sand designed to trap ants also bugs for meals. Also referred to as doodlebug.
    • alternate as a type of antlion.
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