Formica sanguinea
Warrior War"rior (?; 277), n. [OE. werreour, OF. werreour, guerreor, from guerre, werre, war. See {War}, and {Warray}.] A man engaged or experienced in war, or in the military life; a soldier; a champion. [1913 Webster]

Warriors old with ordered spear and shield. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{Warrior ant} (Zo["o]l.), a reddish ant ({Formica sanguinea}) native of Europe and America. It is one of the species which move in armies to capture and enslave other ants. [1913 Webster]


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