Dictionary

vespid

noun ves·pid \ˈves-pəd\

Definition of VESPID

:  any of a cosmopolitan family (Vespidae) of chiefly social wasps that usually live in colonies like bees
vespid adjective

Origin of VESPID

ultimately from Latin vespa wasp — more at wasp
First Known Use: circa 1900

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: VespidaePrevious Word in the Dictionary: vespiaryAll Words Near: vespid
May 30, 2015
metadata Hear it
data about other data
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears