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anthill

[ant-hil] /ˈæntˌhɪl/
noun
1.
a mound of earth, leaves, etc., formed by a colony of ants in digging or constructing their underground nest.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English amete hulle, ampte hille; see ant, hill
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British Dictionary definitions for ant hill

ant hill

noun
1.
a mound of soil, leaves, etc, near the entrance of an ants' nest, carried and deposited there by the ants while constructing the nest
2.
a mound of earth, usually about 2 metres high, built up by termites in forming a nest
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Word Origin and History for ant hill

anthill

n.

late 13c., from ant + hill.

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