wasplike
adjective see wasp

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wasplike — adjective Resembling a wasp or some aspect of it …   Wiktionary

  • wasp — wasplike, adj. /wosp/, n. 1. any of numerous social or solitary hymenopterous insects of the Vespidae, Sphecidae, and allied families, generally having a long, slender body and narrow waist and, in the female, a stinger. 2. a person who is… …   Universalium

  • σφηκώδη — σφηκώδης wasplike neut nom/voc/acc pl (attic epic doric) σφηκώδης wasplike masc/fem/neut nom/voc/acc dual (doric aeolic) σφηκώδης wasplike masc/fem acc sg (attic epic doric) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • σφηκώδης — wasplike masc/fem acc pl (attic epic doric) σφηκώδης wasplike masc/fem nom/voc pl (doric aeolic) σφηκώδης wasplike masc/fem nom sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • bee — bee1 beelike, adj. /bee/, n. 1. any hymenopterous insect of the superfamily Apoidea, including social and solitary species of several families, as the bumblebees, honeybees, etc. 2. the common honeybee, Apis mellifera. 3. a community social… …   Universalium

  • hymenopteran — /huy meuh nop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. hymenopterous. n. 2. Also, hymenopter. a hymenopterous insect. [1875 80; HYMENOPTER + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   any member of the third largest and perhaps the most beneficial to humans of all insect… …   Universalium

  • σφηκῶδες — σφηκώδης wasplike masc/fem voc sg σφηκώδης wasplike neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • σφηκώδεις — σφηκώδης wasplike masc/fem acc pl σφηκώδης wasplike masc/fem nom/voc pl (attic epic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ves|pi|form — «VEHS puh fawrm», adjective. = wasplike. (Cf. ↑wasplike) ╂[< Latin vespa wasp + forma form] …   Useful english dictionary

  • wasp — noun Etymology: Middle English waspe, from Old English wæps, wæsp; akin to Old High German wafsa wasp, Latin vespa wasp Date: before 12th century 1. any of numerous social or solitary winged hymenopterous insects (especially families Sphecidae… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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