vespid definition by Webster's New World
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any of a worldwide family (Vespidae) of social wasps, as the hornet and yellow jacket, that live in colonies consisting of a queen, males, and workers
Origin: ; from Modern Latin Vespidae ; from Classical Latin vespa, wasp
of these wasps
vespid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of various widely distributed social insects of the family Vespidae, which includes certain wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets.adjective
Of or belonging to the family Vespidae.
Origin: From New Latin Vespidae, family name, from Vespa, type genus, from Latin vespa, wasp.