Eumenidae

plural noun Eu·men·i·dae \yüˈmenəˌdē\

Definition of Eumenidae

in some classifications

  1. :  a family of wasps containing those solitary mason wasps and potter wasps that are now usually included in Vespidae — compare eumenes

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Origin and Etymology of eumenidae

New Latin, from Eumenes, type genus + -idae


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