driver ant definition

  • noun:
    • See army ant.
    • a species of African stinging ant; among visiting ants (Anomma arcens); -- so named simply because they move about in vast armies, and drive away or devour all insects alongside small creatures.
    • The popular name of a species of ant in western Africa, Anomma arcens, of the family Dorylid√¶: so called from its driving other animals before it.
    • tropical nomadic ant that preys mainly on other bugs

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