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wasp

(wŏsp, wôsp)
n.
Any of numerous social or solitary hymenopterans of the suborder Apocrita, especially of the family Vespidae, that characteristically have a slender hairless body with a constricted abdomen, two pairs of membranous wings, a mouth adapted for biting or sucking, and in the females an ovipositor sometimes modified as a sting.

wasp′y adj.

wasp

[wosp]
Etymology: L, vespa
a thin, narrow-waisted hymenopteran insect with two pairs of membranous wings that are folded lengthwise when at rest, like parts of a fan. Many species of wasps can give painful stings that produce severe effects in hypersensitive individuals. Treatment is as for bee stings. See also bee sting, yellow jacket venom.
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(1) Wasp

A flying insect of the order Hymenoptera whose sting may trigger allergic reactions of variable intensity
(2) WASP

A commonly used acronym for
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wasp

stinging insect of the order Hymenoptera. There is local irritation at the site of the sting. Animals may be seriously affected if they eat fruit that is infested with wasps at the time. Wasp stings contain histamine, serotonin and 'wasp kinin' plus hyaluronidase and phospholipase. Unlike bees, wasps may sting several times.

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