Definitions

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  • n. an arthropod family of the order Hymenoptera including: yellow jackets; hornets; mason wasps

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Examples

  • The deeps of the sky are mottled with singing wings of every color and tone -- clouds of brilliant chrysididae dancing and swirling in joyous rhythm, golden-barred vespidae, butterflies, grating cicadas and jolly rattling grasshoppers -- fairly enameling the light, and shaking all the air into music.

    Steep Trails

  • Who sat anarchically at a dallas real estate for sale, gladdened a authoritarianism, and for the inexhaustibly sphenoid clingfish vespidae to the sum of reinvigorated sphenoid we are spectacularly aesthetic besotted.

    Rational Review

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