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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An aphid that yields a honeylike substance on which ants feed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Any aphid from which ants obtain honeydew. The plural form is ant cattle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. excretes a honeylike substance eaten by ants

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