anthill

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English[edit]

An anthill

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ametehul, from Old English ǣmethyll (anthill), equivalent to ant +‎ hill.

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anthill (plural anthills)

  1. A cone-shaped formation constructed from sediment and other available materials by ants or termites. The colony nests underneath this cone.

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