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bulldog ant

noun
1.
any of several aggressive ants of the genus Myrmecia, mostly of Australia and Tasmania, capable of inflicting a painful and potentially dangerous sting.
Also called bull ant, jumper ant.
Origin of bulldog ant
1850-1855
1850-55
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  • Pincers poised and eyes gleaming, a bulldog ant surveys its surroundings.
British Dictionary definitions for bulldog ant

bulldog ant

noun
1.
another name for bull ant
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