from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the naval service, a sailor as distinguished from a marine: so called from the color of his jacket.
- n. A name given in the United States to hymenopterous insects of the family Sphegidæ. The predominant color is blue. The best-known are the Pelopœus cœruleus, a northern species, and the Chlorion cyaneum, whose range is more to the south. Both are known under the collective name of mud-daubers. See cuts under Ammophila, digger-wasp, and mud-dauber.
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