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driver ant

n.
Any of various army ants of the genus Dorylus of Africa and Asia.
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driver ant

n
(Animals) any of various tropical African predatory ants of the subfamily Dorylinae, which live in temporary nests and travel in vast hordes preying on other animals. See also army ant
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ar′my ant`


n.
any of various chiefly tropical ants of the subfamily Dorylinae, traveling in vast swarms and preying mainly on other insects. Also called driver ant.
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Noun1.driver ant - tropical nomadic ant that preys mainly on other insectsdriver ant - tropical nomadic ant that preys mainly on other insects
ant, emmet, pismire - social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
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