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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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anthill

n.

late 13c., from ant + hill.

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