from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An ant captured and raised as a worker by slave-making ants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any species of ants which is captured and enslaved by another species, especially Formica fusca of Europe and America, which is commonly enslaved by Formica sanguinea.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various ants captured as larvae and enslaved by another species
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