from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A member of the hymenopterous family Scoliidæ.
- Having the characters of or belonging to the family Scoliidæ.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun zoology Any member of the Scoliidae.
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A pretty scoliid wasp - metallic black with bright creamy white spots on the abdomen - was very interested in the abundant flowers of late-flowering Boneset (Eupatorium serotinum).