Definition of Amazon ant

1. Noun. Small reddish slave-making ant species.

Exact synonyms: Polyergus Rufescens
Generic synonyms: Slave-maker, Slave-making Ant
Group relationships: Genus Polyergus, Polyergus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amazon Ant

Amarasi
Amarillo
Amaryllidaceae
Amaryllis belladonna
Amata
Amaterasu
Amaterasu Omikami
Amati
Amatis
Amauropelta
Amaya
Amazigh
Amazighs
Amazon
Amazon River
Amazon ant
Amazon lilies
Amazon lily
Amazon milk frog
Amazon milk frogs
Amazona
Amazonas
Amazonian
Amazonian antshrike
Amazonian antshrikes
Amazonian epoch
Amazonomachies
Amazonomachy
Amazons
Ambai

Literary usage of Amazon ant

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1. Strange Dwellings: Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals by John George Wood (1872)
"The Ant which employs enforced labour is called the amazon ant ... The Amazon Ant seems to be utterly incapable of work ; and in one notable instance, ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... are destitute of stings, and have tho antennae near the mouth and the mandibles narrow, curved, or very much hooked. The habi ts of the amazon ant, ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1830)
"... the amazon ant then unrolled itself, caressed once more its kind friend, and passed into the interior of the nest; now and then the negro lost its way ..."

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