pharaoh-ant

Pharaoh ant

noun
a red or yellow ant, Monomorium pharaonis, introduced from Europe into North America: a common household pest.
Also, Pharaoh's ant.


Origin:
1905–10

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Pharaoh ant or Pharaoh's ant
 
n
a small yellowish-red ant, Monomorium pharaonis, of warm regions: accidentally introduced into many countries, infesting heated buildings
 
Pharaoh's ant or Pharaoh's ant
 
n

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