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slave-making ant

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

  • n. Any of various species of ant, such as Formica sanguinea of Europe, that raid the nests of other ants and carry off the pupae in order to provide workers for their own colony.

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  • n. an ant that attacks colonies of other ant species and carries off the young to be reared as slave ants

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