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Definition: Solitary ant
, a. [L. solitarius, fr. solus alone: cf.
F. solitaire. See Sole
, a., and cf. Solitaire
1. Living or being by one's self; having no companion
present; being without associates; single; alone; lonely.
Those rare and solitary, these in flocks. --Milton.
Hie home unto my chamber,
Where thou shalt find me, sad and solitary. --Shak.
2. Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary
journey; a solitary life.
Satan . . . explores his solitary flight. --Milton.
3. Not much visited or frequented; remote from society;
retired; lonely; as, a solitary residence or place.
4. Not inhabited or occupied; without signs of inhabitants or
occupation; desolate; deserted; silent; still; hence,
gloomy; dismal; as, the solitary desert.
How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of
people. --Lam. i. 1.
Let that night be solitary; let no joyful voice come
therein. --Job iii. 7.
5. Single; individual; sole; as, a solitary instance of
vengeance; a solitary example.
6. (Bot.) Not associated with others of the same kind.
(Zo["o]l.), any solitary hymenopterous insect
of the family Mutillid[ae]
. The female of these insects
is destitute of wings and has a powerful sting. The male
is winged and resembles a wasp. Called also spider ant
(Zo["o]l.), any species of bee which does not
(Zo["o]l.), an American tattler
(Zo["o]l.), the great snipe. [Prov. Eng.]
(Zo["o]l.) the starling. [Prov. Eng.]