Definition of Mason wasp

1. Noun. Solitary wasp that constructs nests of hardened mud or clay for the young.

Generic synonyms: Sphecoid, Sphecoid Wasp
Group relationships: Genus Sceliphron, Sceliphron



2. Noun. Any of various solitary wasps that construct nests of hardened mud for their young.
Generic synonyms: Vespid, Vespid Wasp
Group relationships: Eumenes, Genus Eumenes

Definition of Mason wasp

1. Noun. A potter wasp. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mason Wasp

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mason's level
mason's lung
mason's trowel
mason-pfiser monkey virus
mason bee
mason shell
mason wasp (current term)
mason wasps
masonary
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masonrylike
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masoola boat

Literary usage of Mason wasp

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1. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1848)
"Other species of the mason-wasp fill their cells with worms, instead of spiders. ... I once witnessed a combat between a mason-wasp and such a spider as I ..."

2. An Introduction to Entomology: Or, Elements of the Natural History of by William Kirby, William Spence (1846)
"In the procedures of n worth particularizing occurs ; but one species, call mason-wasp ... mason wasp."

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