Definition of Bembex

1. a noisy sand-wasp [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bembex

beman
bemangle
bemangled
bemar
bemark
bemas
bemask
bemaster
bemata
bemaul
bemauled
bemauling
bemauls
bemaze
bemazed
bembex (current term)
bembexes
bembix
bembixes
beme
bemean
bemeaned
bemeaning
bemeans
bemeant
bemedal
bemedaled
bemedalled
bemedals
bemeet

Literary usage of Bembex

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1. On the Instincts and Habits of the Solitary Wasps by George Williams Peckham, Elizabeth Gifford Peckham (1898)
"... we brought the children- of the family on to the ground as assistants, and it is to our boy George that we owe the discovery of the bembex colony. ..."

2. Proceedings by Entomological Society of Washington (1914)
"A fully matured specimen of this parasitic beetle was found by Mr. JB Parker in the still solid cocoon of a wasp (bembex ..."

3. The Hunting Wasps by Jean-Henri Fabre (1915)
"THE COCOON I HAVE shown the bembex hovering *. with her cumbrous prize above the nest and then dropping ..."

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