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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A European wasp, Chrysis ignita, with a bright red underside of the abdomen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A European gold wasp (Chrysis ignita) which has the under side of the abdomen bright red, and the other parts deep bluish green with a metallic luster. The larva is parasitic in the nests of other wasps and of bees.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A gold wasp or cuckoofly of the hymenopterous family Chrysididæ, as Chrysis ignita, having the abdomen of a ruby color.

Etymologies

ruby +‎ tail (Wiktionary)

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