anthill

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See also: ant-hill

English[edit]

An anthill

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

anthill (plural anthills)

  1. A cone-shaped structure built from sediment and other available materials by ants or termites, and beneath which the colony nests.
    Coordinate term: anthole

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