Sceliphron

noun
Scel·i·phron | \ ˈseləˌfrän , sə̇ˈlifrən \

Definition of Sceliphron 

: 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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History and Etymology for Sceliphron

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

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