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  • n. Any member of the ant family Formicidae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to the ants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ant of the family Formicidæ.
  • Of or pertaining to the Formicidæ. Also formicide.

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  • "The new T. rex joins four other species that use this abbreviated name, including two Miocene fossils [a snail and a scarab beetle], a living Malaysian formicid ant, and, of course, the infamous Cretaceous theropod dinosaur that was described in 1905 by an earlier curator of the American Museum of Natural History."

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  • "The new T. rex joins four other species that use this abbreviated name, including two Miocene fossils (a snail and a scarab beetle), a living Malaysian formicid ant, and, of course, the infamous Cretaceous theropod dinosaur that was described in 1905 by an earlier curator of the American Museum of Natural History."

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