1. One of a fabulous race of female warriors in Scythia; hence, a female warrior.
2. A tall, strong, masculine woman; a virago.
3. (Science: ornithology) a name numerous species of south American parrots of the genus Chrysotis.
(Science: zoology) amazon ant, a species of ant (Polyergus rufescens), of Europe and America. They seize by conquest the larvae and nymphs other species and make slaves of them in their own nests.