any of the chiefly tropical ants of the suborder Dorylinae that travel in vast swarms, preying mainly on other insects.
any of various mainly tropical American predatory ants of the subfamily Dorylinae, which live in temporary nests and travel in vast hordes preying on other animals Also called legionary ant See also driver ant
another name for the army ant
[lee-juh-nel-uh] /ˌli dʒəˈnɛl ə/ noun 1. a genus of rod- or coccus-shaped aerobic Gram-negative bacteria, certain species of which, as L. pneumophila, produce legionnaires’ disease. /ˌliːdʒəˈnɛlə/ noun (pl) -lae (-ˌliː) 1. any Gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Legionella, including L. pneumophila, which causes legionnaire’s disease Legionella Le·gion·el·la (lē’jə-něl’ə) n. A genus of gram-negative bacilli […]
- Legionella bozemanii
Legionella bozemanii Legionella boze·man·i·i (bōz-mān’ē-ī’) n. A bacillus of the genus Legionella that causes pneumonia in humans.
- Legionella micdadei
Legionella micdadei Legionella mic·da·de·i (mĭk-dā’dē-ī’) n. A gram-negative bacillus of the genus Legionella that causes Pittsburgh pneumonia.
[lee-juh-nair] /ˌli dʒəˈnɛər/ noun 1. (often initial capital letter) a member of the American Legion. 2. a member of any legion; . /ˌliːdʒəˈnɛə/ noun 1. (often capital) a member of certain military forces or associations, such as the French Foreign Legion or the British Legion n. 1818, from French légionnaire, from légion (see legion). Legionnaires’ […]