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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj.- Of, relating to, or resembling an ant.

Usage examples (3)
  • OW 1885 OW pteropine bat 1844 O zebrine zebra OW Insects account for six more such terms: acarine mite 1828 OW formicine ant 1885 anopheline mosquito OW
  • formicine males often bear a certain resemblance to workers - the antennae, for example, are geniculate - while Dolichoderine males are typically pleisiomorphic, looking...
  • A moment before, hundreds of ants were trudging around a tiny pool, the water lined with ant handrails, and in shallow places, veritable formicine pontoons, -- large... for more
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