HyperDic: wasp

English > 2 senses of the word WASP / wasp:
NOUNperson WASP, white Anglo-Saxon Protestanta white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination
animalwaspsocial or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting
WASP / wasp > pronunciation
Soundswaa'sp
English > WASP: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination.
Synonymwhite Anglo-Saxon Protestant
BroaderProtestantAn adherent of Protestantism
White, White person, CaucasianA member of the Caucasoid race
SpanishWASP
Catalanwasp
English > wasp: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningsocial or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting.
Narrowergall wasp, gallfly, cynipid wasp, cynipid gall waspsmall solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants
sphecoid wasp, sphecoidAny of various solitary wasps
velvet antA solitary wasp of the family Mutillidae
vespid, vespid waspMostly social nest-building wasps
Broaderhymenopterous insect, hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopterinsects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing
Spanishavispa
Catalanvespa

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