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honey ant

any of several ants, especially of the genus Myrmecocystus, that feed on honeydew or nectar and store the excess juices in the bodies of certain worker ants.
Origin of honey ant
First recorded in 1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Here we have the churinga ilkinia, or sacred rock-drawing, in red and white, of the honey ant totem in the Warramunga tribe.

    Magic and Religion Andrew Lang
  • Acre after acre of the soil wherein lives the honey ant is dug over for this toothsome mite.

    Oriental Women

    Edward Bagby Pollard
  • There is a curious kind of ant in the southwestern states and Mexico called the honey ant.

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