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mason wasp

noun
1.
any of several solitary wasps, as Rygchium dorsale, that construct nests of mud or clay.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
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British Dictionary definitions for mason-wasp

mason wasp

noun
1.
a solitary wasp of the genus Odynerus that excavates its nest in sand or the mortar of old walls
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