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Definition of Formica sanguinea
Formica sanguineaWarrior War"rior (?; 277), n. [OE. werreour, OF. werreour,
guerreor, from guerre, werre, war. See War, and Warray.]
A man engaged or experienced in war, or in the military life;
a soldier; a champion.
Warriors old with ordered spear and shield. --Milton.
Warrior ant (Zo["o]l.), a reddish ant (Formica sanguinea)
native of Europe and America. It is one of the species
which move in armies to capture and enslave other ants. Formica sanguineaSlave Slave, n. [Cf. F. esclave, D. slaaf, Dan. slave, sclave,
Sw. slaf, all fr. G. sklave, MHG. also slave, from the
national name of the Slavonians, or Sclavonians (in LL. Slavi
or Sclavi), who were frequently made slaves by the Germans.
1. A person who is held in bondage to another; one who is
wholly subject to the will of another; one who is held as
a chattel; one who has no freedom of action, but whose
person and services are wholly under the control of
thou our slave, Our captive, at the public mill our
2. One who has lost the power of resistance; one who
surrenders himself to any power whatever; as, a slave to
passion, to lust, to strong drink, to ambition.
3. A drudge; one who labors like a slave.
4. An abject person; a wretch. --Shak.
Slave ant (Zo["o]l.), any species of ants which is captured
and enslaved by another species, especially Formica
fusca of Europe and America, which is commonly enslaved
by Formica sanguinea.
Slave catcher, one who attempted to catch and bring back a
fugitive slave to his master.
Slave coast, part of the western coast of Africa to which
slaves were brought to be sold to foreigners.
Slave driver, one who superintends slaves at their work;
hence, figuratively, a cruel taskmaster.
(a) A search after persons in order to reduce them to
(b) A search after fugitive slaves, often conducted with
Slave ship, a vessel employed in the slave trade or used
for transporting slaves; a slaver.
Slave trade, the business of dealing in slaves, especially
of buying them for transportation from their homes to be
Slave trader, one who traffics in slaves.
Syn: Bond servant; bondman; bondslave; captive; henchman;
vassal; dependent; drudge. See Serf.
Meaning of Formica sanguinea from wikipedia
- Formica sanguinea
, or blood-red ant, is a species
of slave-maker ant in the genus Formica characterized
by the ability
to secrete formic
acid. It ranges...
- Fabricius, 1793 Formica sanguinea Formica subintegra
Wheeler, 1908 Formica talbotae
Wilson, 1977 Formica transkaucasica Nasonov Formica truncorum
- 1940 Formica reflexa
Buren, 1942 Formica subnitens
Creighton, 1940 Asian species Formica yessensis Formica sanguinea
Gösswald, Karl (1989). Die Waldameise...
- Servifusca, this species
by dulotic species
such as Formica sanguinea
and Polyergus rufescens where their ranges
coalesce. In Britain
- when slaves
of Formica sanguinea
rufescens, the behavior
of F. sanguinea changed dramatically within
30 days of...
- 1793 Formica ruficornis
Gmelin, 1790 Formica rufolucida
Collingwood, 1962 Formica sanguinea
Latreille, 1798 Formica scitula
Wheeler, 1913 Formica
- Isles. Looks similar
to F. cunicularia. Formica sanguinea
, blood-red slave-maker ant – Redder
than the other Formica
dulote. It makes...
- Histeridae, and which inhabits
rufescens, Formica sanguinea
, F. pressilabris, F. fusca, F. rufibarbis
... Data related
fuliginosus, Formica sanguinea
, Myrmica lobicornis
and others. Disney, R. H. L. (2000). "Revision...
- "Art: Formica sanguinea
- blodröd rövarmyra". www.dyntaxa.se. Swedish University
2013. "Art: Formica
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