Definition of Potter wasp

1. Noun. Any of various solitary wasps that construct vase-shaped cells of mud for their eggs.

Generic synonyms: Vespid, Vespid Wasp
Group relationships: Eumenes, Genus Eumenes



Definition of Potter wasp

1. Noun. A group of wasps in the subfamily ''Eumeninae''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Potter Wasp

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potted shrimp
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potter's wheel
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potter bee
potter wasp (current term)
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potteringly
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Literary usage of Potter wasp

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1. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"A place for the burial of such as have neither friends nor means to provide burial for them. The name comes from Matthew xxvii. 7. See ACELDAMA. POTTER-WASP ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1901)
"A potter wasp will go off. catch a caterpillar, sting it into insensibility, ... The young larva of a potter wasp receives no attention Irom its mother; ..."

3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1902)
"A potter wasp will go off, catch a caterpillar, sting it into insensibility, ... The young larva of a potter wasp receives no attention from its mother ..."

4. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1871)
"The perfect insect of the potter wasp, ... was raised from the vase-like clay nest of a potter wasp found iu Maryland. Л butterfly has lately made its ..."

5. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"... bug Plant bug Plant bug Plant bug Plant bug Pirate bug Poinsettia whitefly (sweetpotato whitefly) potter wasp potter wasp Privet sawfly Pyralid moth Red ..."

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