anthill

[ ant-hil ]
/ ˈæntˌhɪl /

noun

a mound of earth, leaves, etc., formed by a colony of ants in digging or constructing their underground nest.

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Origin of anthill

1250–1300; Middle English amete hulle, ampte hille; see ant, hill
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