Definition of Sanguinary ant

1. Noun. Slave-making ant widely distributed over the northern hemisphere.

Exact synonyms: Formica Sanguinea
Group relationships: Formica, Genus Formica
Generic synonyms: Slave-maker, Slave-making Ant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sanguinary Ant

sanguifier
sanguifies
sanguifluous
sanguify
sanguifying
sanguigenous
sanguinaceous
sanguinaria
sanguinarian
sanguinarians
sanguinarias
sanguinarily
sanguinarine
sanguinariness
sanguinary
sanguinary ant (current term)
sanguine
sanguined
sanguineless
sanguinely
sanguineness
sanguinenesses
sanguineous
sanguineous cyst
sanguines
sanguining
sanguinities
sanguinity
sanguinivorous
sanguinolency

Literary usage of Sanguinary ant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1905)
"In this case the sanguinary ant in the earlier stages of colony formation would be a true social parasite, ..."

2. The National Cyclopaedia of Useful Knowledge (1853)
"... slaves arc really thi preservers of the colony, the neuters of which those of the sanguinary ant ..."

3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1834)
"... with respect to the species which lie terms the Amazon ant, (F.rufescens, Latreille,) and on the Rhine with respect to the sanguinary ant. ..."

4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"... as well as the sanguinary ant, F. sanguinaria, are literally slave-holders. They sally out in great swarms on belligerent and predatory excursions, ..."

5. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1905)
"In this case the sanguinary ant in the earlier stages of colony formation would be a true social parasite, ..."

6. The National Cyclopaedia of Useful Knowledge (1853)
"... slaves arc really thi preservers of the colony, the neuters of which those of the sanguinary ant ..."

7. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1834)
"... with respect to the species which lie terms the Amazon ant, (F.rufescens, Latreille,) and on the Rhine with respect to the sanguinary ant. ..."

8. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"... as well as the sanguinary ant, F. sanguinaria, are literally slave-holders. They sally out in great swarms on belligerent and predatory excursions, ..."

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