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wasp

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noun \ˈwäsp, ˈwȯsp\

Medical Definition of wasp

  1. :  any of numerous social or solitary winged insects (especially families Sphecidae and Vespidae) of the order Hymenoptera that usually have a slender smooth body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk, well-developed wings, biting mouthparts, and in the females and workers an often formidable sting



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