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Aristida oligantha
Ant Ant, n. [OE. ante, amete, emete, AS. [ae]mete akin to G. ameise. Cf. Emmet.] (Zo["o]l.) A hymenopterous insect of the Linn[ae]an genus Formica, which is now made a family of several genera; an emmet; a pismire. Note: Among ants, as among bees, there are neuter or working ants, besides the males and females; the former are without wings. Ants live together in swarms, usually raising hillocks of earth, variously chambered within, where they maintain a perfect system of order, store their provisions, and nurture their young. There are many species, with diverse habits, as agricultural ants, carpenter ants, honey ants, foraging ants, amazon ants, etc. The white ants or Termites belong to the Neuroptera. Ant bird (Zo["o]l.), one of a very extensive group of South American birds (Formicariid[ae]), which live on ants. The family includes many species, some of which are called ant shrikes, ant thrushes, and ant wrens. Ant rice (Bot.), a species of grass (Aristida oligantha) cultivated by the agricultural ants of Texas for the sake of its seed.

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- Aristida is a very nearly cosmopolitan genus of plants in the gr**** family. Aristida is distinguished by having three awns (bristles) on each lemma of...
- Aristida adscensionis is a species of gr**** known by the common name sixw****s threeawn. It is native to the Americas but it is distributed nearly worldwide...
- Online. Aristida abnormis Chiov. Aristida achalensis Mez Aristida acuta S.T.Blake Aristida adoensis Hochst. ex A.Rich. Aristida adscensionis L. Aristida aemulans...
- Aristida vagans, the threeawn speargr****, is a species of gr**** native to Australia. Found in dry eucalyptus woodland or forest, it may reach 80 cm (30 in)...
- Aristida rufescens is a gr**** species native to Madagascar and to Mayotte in the Comoros archipelago. It was described by German agrostologist Ernst Gottlieb...
- Aristida purpurea is a species of gr**** native to North America which is known by the common name purple three-awn. This gr**** is fairly widespread and...
- Aristida behriana is a native Australian species of gr**** commonly known as bunch wire gr**** or brush wire gr****. It is a bright green perennial plant...
- Aristida stricta is a warm-season gr****, native to North America, that dominates understory vegetation in sandhills and flatwoods coastal plain ecosystems...
- Aristida capillacea is a species of plants in the gr**** family (Poaceae). It is found in South America. Note: Aristida capillacea Cav. is a synonyms for...
- Aristida divaricata is a species of gr**** known by the common name poverty threeawn. It is native to the Americas from the central United States to Guatemala...