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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 rufescens is a gr**** species native to Madagascar and to Mayotte in the Comoros archipelago. It was described by German agrostologist Ernst Gottlieb...
- Online. Aristida abnormis Chiov. Aristida achalensis Mez Aristida acuta S.T.Blake Aristida adoensis Hochst. ex A.Rich. Aristida adscensionis L. Aristida aemulans...
- Aristida stricta is a warm-season gr****, native to North America, that dominates understory vegetation in sandhills and flatwoods coastal plain ecosystems...
- 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 congesta (t****el three-awn, Afrikaans: Aapstertst****gras) is a species of gr**** native to all provinces of South Africa as well as Namibia, Botswana...
- Aristida contorta, commonly known as bunched kerosene gr****, kerosene gr****, bunched windgr****, silvergr****, mulga gr**** and sand speargr****, is a species...
- 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 calycina, commonly known as dark wiregr****, is a species of gr**** in the family Poaceae that is native in Australia. The gr****-like or herbaceous...
- refer to: Poaceae gr****es Aristida (three-awns), especially Aristida stricta (Pineland Three-awn), Aristida junciformis and Aristida purpurea (Purple Three-awn)...
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