Odynerus

noun
Od·​y·​ne·​rus | \ ˌädəˈnirəs \

Definition of Odynerus

: a genus of solitary wasps having a very short abdominal peduncle and often resembling yellow jackets in coloration

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History and Etymology for Odynerus

New Latin, from Greek odynēros painful, from odynē pain; akin to Greek (Homeric) edmenai to eat

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“Odynerus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Odynerus. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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