mason wasp

noun

: any of various solitary vespid wasps (subfamily Eumeninae) that construct nests of hardened mud

Word History

First Known Use

1815, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mason wasp was in 1815

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“Mason wasp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mason%20wasp. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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