noun Mega·rhyssa

Definition of Megarhyssa

  1. :  a genus of large ichneumon wasps having an extremely long slender ovipositor and including a common species (M. lunator) of the eastern U.S. that is a parasite of the larva of the pigeon horntail

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Origin and Etymology of megarhyssa

New Latin, from mega- + Rhyssa

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to cast off or become cast off

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