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Meaning of PISMIRE

Pronunciation:  'pis`mIr

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers

PISMIRE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: ant, emmet
 See Also: army ant, bulldog ant, carpenter ant, driver ant, family Formicidae, fire ant, Formica rufa, Formicidae, hymenopter, hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopterous insect, legionary ant, little black ant, Monomorium minimum, Monomorium pharaonis, pharaoh ant, pharaoh's ant, slave ant, slave-maker, slave-making ant, wood ant



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pis"mire\, n. [Piss + mire; so called because it
discharges a moisture vulgarly considered urine. See {Mire}
an ant.] (Zo["o]l.)
An ant, or emmet.