Amazon ant


noun

any of several ants of the genus Polyergus that raid the nests of other species, carrying off and enslaving the young.

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British Dictionary definitions for Amazon ant

amazon ant

noun

any of several small reddish ants of the genus Polyergus, esp P. rufescens, that enslave the young of other ant species
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