vespiary

noun
ves·​pi·​ary | \ ˈvespēˌerē \
plural -es

Definition of vespiary

: a nest of social wasps also : a colony of wasps inhabiting such a nest

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History and Etymology for vespiary

Latin vespa wasp + English -iary (as in apiary)

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“Vespiary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vespiary. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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