potter wasp

potter wasp

any of several mason wasps, especially of the genus Eumenes, that construct a juglike nest of mud.

1875–80, Americanism

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potter wasp
any of various solitary wasps of the genus Eumenes, which construct vaselike cells of mud or clay, in which they lay their eggs: family Vespidae

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