from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. See red, ant.
  • n. The European red ant (common red ant), (Myrmica rubra).
  • n. The Pharaoh ant, (Monomorium pharaonis).
  • n. The red harvester ant, (Pogonomyrmex barbatus), native to southwestern US.
  • n. The red imported fire ant, (Solenopsis invicta), native to South America, but broadly invasive.
  • n. The European red wood ant, (Formica polyctena or Formica pratensis).
  • n. The red bull ant, (Myrmecia gulosa).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. A larger reddish ant (Formica sanguinea), native of Europe and America. It is one of the slave-making species.


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