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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nest.

Usage examples (22)
  • "So, the famous drug was made from something called formicary foam.
  • Not since the discovery of formicary foam, which could be reduced to produce exene.
  • Several queens often exist in one nest, and I have seen workers drag newly fertilized queens into a formicary to enlarge their resources.
  • They very soon commenced work, tunnelling the earth and erecting a formicary, as nearly as they could after the pattern of their home on the barrens. for more
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