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  • n. One of the Hymenoptera.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the Hymenoptera.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hymenopterous insect; one of the Hymenoptera. Also hymenopteran.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing


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