from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any member of the subfamily Eumeninae, the potter wasps.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or belonging to the hymenopterous family Eumenidæ.
  • n. A member of the hymenopterous family Eumenidæ.


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  • There’s also the agromyzid vegetable leafminer, the poinciana looper, the banana skipper, the Egyptian hibiscus mealybug, the chrysomelid cucumber beetle, several species of eumenid wasp, a nititulid beetle, a magarodid, a psyllid, a bagworm—even the names are strange.

    The Song of The Dodo


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