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ichneumon wasp

noun

Definition of ICHNEUMON WASP

:  any of a family (Ichneumonidae) of hymenopterous insects whose larvae are usually internal parasites of other insect larvae and especially of caterpillars —called also ichneumon fly

First Known Use of ICHNEUMON WASP

1713

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