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- 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.
ruby + tail (Wiktionary)