vespid

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noun ves·pid \ˈve-spəd\

Definition of vespid

  1. :  any of a cosmopolitan family (Vespidae) of chiefly social wasps that usually live in colonies like bees

vespid

adjective

Origin and Etymology of vespid

ultimately from Latin vespa wasp — more at wasp


First Known Use: circa 1900


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