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A group of ants.
See also Ant, -ant, and an't

English

Etymology

From Old English ǣmette from Proto-Germanic *amaitjo (biting-thing). Cognate with German Ameise. The Middle English form was amte; a parallel development, emete, is represented by archaic modern English emmet.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
ant

Plural
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  1. Any of various insects in the family Formicidae in the order Hymenoptera, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females.

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Breton

Noun

ant m.

  1. furrow

Catalan

Noun

ant m.

  1. elk, moose

Crimean Tatar

Noun

ant

  1. oath

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References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Lithuanian

Preposition

ant

  1. on, followed by genitive

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