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Definition of Ant


  1. A hymenopterous insect of the Linnaean genus Formica, which is now made a family of several genera; an emmet; a pismire.

Ant Quotations

I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.
Miriam Makeba

When you have seen one ant, one bird, one tree, you have not seen them all.
E. O. Wilson

The whale is endangered, while the ant continues to do just fine.
Bill Vaughan

Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.
Guru Nanak

An individual ant, even though it has a brain about a millionth of a size of a human being's, can learn a maze; the kind we use is a simple rat maze in a laboratory. They can learn it about one-half as fast as a rat.
E. O. Wilson
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Ant Translations

ant in Danish is myre
ant in Dutch is mier
ant in French is fourmi
ant in German is Ameise {f}
ant in Hungarian is hangya
ant in Italian is formica
ant in Latin is formica
ant in Norwegian is maur
ant in Portuguese is formiga
ant in Spanish is hormiga
ant in Swedish is myra
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