Definitions for waspwɒsp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. WASP, white Anglo-Saxon Protestant(noun)

    a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination

  2. wasp(noun)

    social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wasp(noun)

    any one of numerous species of stinging hymenopterous insects, esp. any of the numerous species of the genus Vespa, which includes the true, or social, wasps, some of which are called yellow jackets

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  1. Wasp

    The term wasp is typically defined as any insect of the order Hymenoptera and suborder Apocrita that is neither a bee nor an ant. Almost every pest insect species has at least one wasp species that preys upon it or parasitizes it, making wasps critically important in natural control of their numbers, or natural biocontrol. Parasitic wasps are increasingly used in agricultural pest control as they prey mostly on pest insects and have little impact on crops.

Anagrams of wasp »

  1. Paws

  2. Swap

  3. WSPA


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