Definition of Anthill

1. Noun. A mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nest.

Exact synonyms: Formicary
Generic synonyms: Hammock, Hillock, Hummock, Knoll, Mound



Definition of Anthill

1. n. A mound thrown up by ants or by termites in forming their nests.

Definition of Anthill

1. Noun. A cone-shaped formation constructed from sediment and other available materials by ants or termites. The colony nests underneath this cone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anthill

1. a mound formed by ants in building their nest [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anthill

antherid
antheridia
antheridial
antheridiophore
antherids
antheriferous
antheriform
antherogenous
antheroid
antherozoid
antherozooid
anthers
antheses
anthesis
anthill (current term)
anthills
anthimeria
anthimerias
anthiolimine
antho-
anthobian
anthobranchia
anthocarp
anthocarpous
anthocauli
anthocyan
anthocyanidin
anthocyanidins

Literary usage of Anthill

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1. The Void of War: Letters from Three Fronts by Reginald John Farrer (1918)
"THE anthill OF CONI ZUGNA It was all black and white and dazzling. We were in the fresh snowfall here, and through the churned mess of it had now to plod ..."

2. The Resonance of Allah: Resplendent Explanations Arising from the Nur, Allah by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (2001)
"At this stage the nests are called anthill rice. If you pick one up to look at, it will crumble, disintegrate, and fall, like flour. ..."

3. First Year Science by William Henry Snyder (1914)
"Ants each year move vast quantities of fine material to the surface, and in some places change the surface soil in a few years. anthill. ..."

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