tiphia

noun
tiph·ia | \ ˈtifēə \

Definition of tiphia 

1 capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Tiphiidae) of shining black wasps that includes a species (T. vernalis) of larval parasites of the Japanese beetle

2 plural -s : any wasp of the genus Tiphia

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History and Etymology for tiphia

New Latin, from Greek tiphē beetle + New Latin -ia

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