an alien being that resembles an ant in humanoid form
Also as the proper name of several superheroes in the Marvel universe, first appearing in 1962.
These ant-like beings, these ant-men.
Then the ant-man clattered rapidly off down the corridor, taking the precious cartridge with him.
To be slain on sight by mammal-hating antmen, for instance, would have merely been unavoidable bad luck.
The nearest Ant-Man took a single, angular step towards me. He was perhaps five feet all. His legs were so thin they were more like bare bones, I thought, than fleshy limbs. His body seemed segmented…. His head was a sort of pear-shape.
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