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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vespa, genus Vespa(noun)

    type genus of the Vespidae: various hornets and yellow jackets

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vespa(noun)

    a genus of Hymenoptera including the common wasps and hornets

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  1. Vespa

    Vespa is an Italian brand of scooter manufactured by Piaggio. The name means wasp in Italian. The Vespa has evolved from a single model motor scooter manufactured in 1946 by Piaggio & Co. S.p.A. of Pontedera, Italy—to a full line of scooters and one of seven companies today owned by Piaggio. From their inception, Vespa scooters have been known for their painted, pressed steel unibody which combines a complete cowling for the engine, a flat floorboard, and a prominent front fairing into a structural unit.

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