anthill


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ant·hill

 (ănt′hĭl′)
n.
A mound of soil, sand, or dirt formed by ants or termites in digging or building a nest.

ant•hill

(ˈæntˌhɪl)

n.
a mound of earth formed by a colony of ants in digging or constructing their underground nest.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthill - a mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nestanthill - a mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nest
hammock, hillock, hummock, knoll, mound - a small natural hill
Translations
mraveniště
muurahaiskeko
hangyaboly
mauraþúfa
formicarium

anthill

[ˈænthɪl] Nhormiguero m
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