Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typical genus of the family Chrysididæ, containing the gold-wasps or ruby-tailed flies, handsomely colored with metallic hues.

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Examples

  • See her yellow head, her yellow and white gown, the dear little golden slippers; then the great huge, gigantic bunch of chrysis -- we all chipped in for those -- "

    Jane Allen, Junior

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