Definition of Giant hornet
1. Noun. European hornet introduced into the United States.
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Literary usage of Giant hornet
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Song of Three Friends by John Gneisenau Neihardt (1919)
"His eyes drank deep; but when his mouth would drink, A giant hornet from the other shore — The generating center of a roar That shook the world — snarled by ..."
2. The Budget Report of the State Board of Finance and Control to the General by Governor, Connecticut Board of Finance and Control, Connecticut, Board of Finance and Control (1918)
"Twigs Girdled by the giant hornet On June 17, some small hard wood twigs, ... This appeared to be the work of the giant hornet, Vespa crabro Linn., ..."
3. The Throwback: A Romance of the Southwest by Alfred Henry Lewis (1906)
"Like some sinister ray of light, the heavy blade came glancing through the air! It whizzed by Moonlight's cheek like a giant hornet. ..."