any of several ants of the genus Polyergus that raid the nests of other species, carrying off and enslaving the young.
any of several small reddish ants of the genus Polyergus, esp P. rufescens, that enslave the young of other ant species
- Amazon cherry
noun another name for acerola
- Amazon parrot
any of several tropical American green parrots of the genus Amazona, popular as pets.
- Amazon river
a river in N South America, flowing E from the Peruvian Andes through N Brazil to the Atlantic Ocean: the largest river in the world in volume of water carried. 3900 miles (6280 km) long. Classical Mythology. one of a nation of female warriors said to dwell near the Black Sea. one of a fabled […]
a green feldspar, a variety of microcline, used as an ornamental material. Historical Examples “amazonite” was originally misnamed, as none is found along the river of that name. A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public Frank Bertram Wade As has already been said, amazonite is sometimes sold as “jade,” which is […]