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vespiary

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vespa (wasp) + -iary

analogous to apiary (for bees)

NounEdit

vespiary (plural vespiaries)

  1. A nest built by a social wasp species.
  2. A colony of wasps living in such a nest.

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967