Ag`ri*cul"tur*al (#), a.

Of or pertaining to agriculture; connected with, or engaged in, tillage; as, the agricultural class; agricultural implements, wages, etc.

-- Ag`ri*cul"tur*al*ly, adv.

Agricultural ant Zool., a species of ant which gathers and stores seeds of grasses, for food. The remarkable species (Myrmica barbata) found in Texas clears circular areas and carefully cultivates its favorite grain, known as ant rice.


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