Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as ground-hor net.

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Examples

  • A ground-wasp deposits its eggs in a small burrow in which it places also a caterpillar or a grasshopper paralyzed by stinging, so that when the larva is hatched from an egg it finds an ample supply of fresh food provided by a complex series of its mother's acts that seem to be directed by conscious maternal solicitude.

    The Doctrine of Evolution Its Basis and Its Scope

  • A mechanism produced by nature's methods, the ground-wasp behaves as it is capable of working with its inherited structure and its inherited instinctive powers of coördination and sensation.

    The Doctrine of Evolution Its Basis and Its Scope

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