Definition of Polyergus in English:

Polyergus

Pronunciation /ˌpɒlɪˈəːɡəs/

noun

Entomology
  • A genus of ants that comprises the Amazon ants; (also polyergus) an ant of this genus.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in John Lubbock (1834–1913), banker, politician, and scientific writer. From scientific Latin Polyergus from Hellenistic Greek πολύεργος hard-working from ancient Greek πολυ- + ἔργον work.