Myrmica barbata
Agricultural Ag`ri*cul"tur*al, a. Of or pertaining to agriculture; connected with, or engaged in, tillage; as, the agricultural class; agricultural implements, wages, etc. -- {Ag`ri*cul"tur*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Agricultural ant} (Zo["o]l.), a species of ant which gathers and stores seeds of grasses, for food. The remarkable species ({Myrmica barbata}) found in Texas clears circular areas and carefully cultivates its favorite grain, known as ant rice. [1913 Webster]


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