Definition of ant bed in US English:

ant bed

noun

  • 1Anthill. In later use US regional and Australian.

  • 2Chiefly Australian. The mixture of earth or clay and organic matter of which termite mounds are formed, which was formerly used to make a simple flooring material and mortar.

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in Leechbook. From ant + bed.

Pronunciation

ant bed

/ˈant bɛd/