Ant, (fr. fourmi). Of the insecta of the animal kingdom there are but few representatives. The ants, and with them the emmets, may be mentioned: the former are generally represented on their ant-hill(fr. fourmiliêre).
Vert, an ant argent--KENDIFFE.
Sable, on a chevron between three ant-hills or, each charged with four ants proper, as many holly leaves azure--Benedictine Abbey of PERSHORE.
Argent, a bend azure between three emmets sable--MASSY.