fire ant(redirected from Solenopsis saevissima)
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Any of various ants of the genus Solenopsis that build large mounds and can inflict a painful sting, especially S. invicta, native to South America and naturalized in the southern United States.
(Animals) any mound-building predatory ant of the genus Solenopsis, of tropical and subtropical America, that can inflict a painful sting
any of several omnivorous ants having a burning sting.
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|Noun||1.||fire ant - omnivorous ant of tropical and subtropical America that can inflict a painful sting|
ant, emmet, pismire - social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers