Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the ant genus Myrmica.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Myrmica, a genus of ants including the small house ant (Myrmica molesta), and many others.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the characters of the Myrmicidæ; pertaining to the Myrmicidæ.

Etymologies

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Myrmica +‎ -ine

Examples

  • Acanthognathus ocellatus, a myrmicine trap-jaw ant.

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  • adj., Of or belonging to the subfamily Myrmicinae of stinging ants. Also, more generally: of or relating to ants (myrmecic).

    September 5, 2008