from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various social wasps, such as the hornet, that build papery nests from chewed wood pulp.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any wasp which makes a nest of paperlike material, as the yellow jacket.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any one of the social wasps which makes its nest of a paperlike substance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several social wasps that construct nests of a substance like paper
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