Fig-wasp meaning

Any of various chalcid wasps that breed in figs, especially those in the family Agaonidae that have a mutualistic relationship with fig plants, acting as the sole pollinator and developing inside the fruit.
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Any of a family (Agaonidae) of small wasps living in certain figs, esp. a wasp (Blastophaga psenes) active in the pollination of certain cultivated strains.
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A wasp of the family Agaonidae, some of which pollinate figs.
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