army ant definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous rapacious tropical ants associated with household Formicidae that relocate swarms and therefore subsist on various other insects. Also referred to as motorist ant, legionary ant.
    • A tropical nomadic ant, regarding the subfamily Dorylinae, that preys on other pests.
    • tropical nomadic ant that preys primarily on various other insects
    • some of different rapacious exotic ants for the family Formicidae that move in swarms and therefore subsist on other pests. Also called driver ant, legionary ant.
    • A tropical nomadic ant, of the subfamily Dorylinae, that preys on various other bugs.
    • tropical nomadic ant that preys primarily on other pests
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