Sceliphron

noun Scel·i·phron \ˈseləˌfrän, sə̇ˈlifrən\

Definition of Sceliphron

  1. :  a genus of wasps (family Sphecidae) comprising many common mud daubers and having the first segment of the abdomen narrowed into a long smooth round petiole

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Origin and Etymology of sceliphron

New Latin, from Greek skeliphron, neuter of skeliphros dry, parched; akin to Greek skellein to dry up — more at skeleton


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