Anthill meaning

ănthĭl
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A mound of soil, sand, or dirt formed by ants or termites in digging or building a nest.
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The soil carried away by ants in digging their underground nest, heaped in a mound around its entrance.
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A cone-shaped formation constructed from sediment and other available materials by ants or termites. The colony nests underneath this cone.
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Origin of anthill

  • From Middle English ametehul, from Old English ǣmethyll (“anthill”), equivalent to ant +‎ hill.

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