(given name, male); diminutive of Anthony
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Any of various insects in the family Formicidae in the order Hymenoptera, typically living in large colony, colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females.
Etymology: ímette, mette, from (Ger.)
- Dutch: mier
- French: fourmi
- German: Ameise
- Italian: formica
- Spanish: hormiga
amaitjo, "biting-thing". Cognate with German Ameise. The Middle English form was amte; a parallel development, emete, is represented by archaic modern English emmet.
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