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yellow jacket


yellow jacket

noun

Definition of YELLOW JACKET

1
:  any of various yellow-marked social wasps (especially genus Vespula of the family Vespidae) that usually nest in the ground, aggressively defend their nests, and can sting repeatedly and painfully
2
slang :  pentobarbital especially in a yellow capsule—usually used in plural

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