Definition of ants' eggs in English:

ants' eggs

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noun

The pupae of ants, especially when used as food for pet fish.
More example sentences
  • There is more to keeping coldwater fishes than the traditional goldfish bowl and a tub of ant's eggs.
  • With the damp soil that we've had on the raised beds in here recently, as summer storms replenish the water table, this must have been a welcome dry area for them to bring the 'ant's eggs', the pupae of the youngsters, into.
  • Tropical fish may be problematic, in that individuals can develop allergies to the ant's eggs.

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