Harvesting
Harvesting Har"vest*ing, a. & n., from {Harvest}, v. t. [1913 Webster]

{Harvesting ant} (Zo["o]l.), any species of ant which gathers and stores up seeds for food. Many species are known. [1913 Webster]

Note: The species found in Southern Europe and Palestine are {Aphenogaster structor} and {Aphenogaster barbara}; that of Texas, called {agricultural ant}, is {Pogonomyrmex barbatus} or {Myrmica molifaciens}; that of Florida is {Pogonomyrmex crudelis}. See {Agricultural ant}, under {Agricultural}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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