Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
any of a family (Mutillidae) of antlike wasps, often with brightly colored hairs: the females are wingless
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Any of various brightly colored wasps of the family Mutillidae, the females of which are wingless and have a coat of velvety hair.