Definition of black ant in English:

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black ant

noun

An ant that is black and is often found in and around houses.
  • Several species in the family Formicidae.
Example sentences
  • I found funny spiders, beetles, butterflies, a bumble bee, red ants and black ants.
  • I also found thousands of small black ants harvesting seeds from some type of mustard plant.
  • We also came across a termite hill and lots of black ants.

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Syllabification: black ant

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