noun Bem·bix \ˈbem-biks\

Definition of Bembix

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Bembicidae) of wasps comprising the large solitary or gregarious burrowing sand wasps

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Origin and Etymology of bembix

New Latin, from Greek, buzzing insect, top, whirlpool, cyclone; akin to Greek bombos booming or humming sound — more at bomb

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