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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: driver ant
n : tropical nomadic ant that preys mainly on other insects
[syn: army ant, legionary ant]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Driver ant
Driver \Driv"er\, n. [From Drive.]
1. One who, or that which, drives; the person or thing that
urges or compels anything else to move onward.
2. The person who drives beasts or a carriage; a coachman; a
charioteer, etc.; hence, also, one who controls the
movements of a any vehicle.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
3. An overseer of a gang of slaves or gang of convicts at
4. (Mach.) A part that transmits motion to another part by
contact with it, or through an intermediate relatively
movable part, as a gear which drives another, or a lever
which moves another through a link, etc. Specifically:
(a) The driving wheel of a locomotive.
(b) An attachment to a lathe, spindle, or face plate to
turn a carrier.
(c) A crossbar on a grinding mill spindle to drive the
5. (Naut.) The after sail in a ship or bark, being a
fore-and-aft sail attached to a gaff; a spanker. --Totten.
6. An implement used for driving; as:
(a) A mallet.
(b) A tamping iron.
(c) A cooper's hammer for driving on barrel hoops.
(d) A wooden-headed golf club with a long shaft, for
playing the longest strokes.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Driver ant (Zo["o]l.), a species of African stinging ant;
one of the visiting ants (Anomma arcens); -- so called
because they move about in vast armies, and drive away or
devour all insects and other small animals.