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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...
- Retzius Formica
rufa Linnaeus, 1761 Formica rufibarbis
Fabricius, 1793 Formica sanguinea Formica subintegra
Wheeler, 1908 Formica talbotae
Wilson, 1977 Formica...
- Formica subnitens
Creighton, 1940 Asian species Formica yessensis Formica sanguinea
Gösswald, Karl (1989). Die Waldameise
1. Wiesbaden: Wiesbaden : Aula-Verlag...
- then overrun
and then find a new colony
to take over. Formica sanguinea
Role of early experience
in ant enslavement: a comparative
- Servifusca, this species
by dulotic species
such as Formica sanguinea
and Polyergus rufescens where their ranges
coalesce. In Britain
- Formica rupestris
Leach, 1825 Formica saccharivora
Linnaeus, 1758 Formica sanguinea
Latreille, 1798 Formica saxicola
Buckley, 1866 Formica schardj
slave-making ants, like those
in the Formica sanguinea
an intermediate parasitic
fuliginosus, Formica sanguinea
, Myrmica lobicornis
and others. Disney, R. H. L. (2000). "Revision...
- southern England
and the Scilly
Isles. Looks similar
to F. cunicularia. Formica sanguinea
, blood-red slave-maker ant – Redder
than the other Formica
- mortality. This species
as the slave-making ant because, like Formica sanguinea
, it raids
of other species
of ant in the subgenus
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