Sphecius

noun
Sphe·​cius | \ ˈsfēsh(ē)əs \

Definition of Sphecius

: a cosmopolitan genus of large solitary wasps (family Stizidae) including the cicada killer

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History and Etymology for Sphecius

New Latin, from Sphec-, Sphex

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“Sphecius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sphecius. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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