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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several ants of the genus Solenopsis, especially S. geminata or S. saevissima of the southern United States and tropical America, that build large mounds and can inflict a painful sting.

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  • n. Any of several red or yellow North American ants, of the genus Solenopsis, that can inflict a harsh sting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. omnivorous ant of tropical and subtropical America that can inflict a painful sting


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