an ant nest.
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How to use formicary in a sentence
At one formicary half a dozen or more young queens were out at the same time.
The next day numbers of the winged white ants were found stored within the granaries of a large formicary.
The shadow thrown upon the pavement was very slight; nevertheless, fifteen feet distant a new formicary was being established.
An opening had been made in the ground, and the beginnings of a new formicary were quite apparent.
Another feature evident in disturbing a formicary is the general harmony in which the individuals of any one colony work together.In the Open | Stanton Davis Kirkham
British Dictionary definitions for formicary
less common names for ant hill
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