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vespine

[ves-pahyn, -pin] /ˈvɛs paɪn, -pɪn/
adjective
1.
of or relating to wasps.
2.
resembling a wasp.
Origin of vespine
1835-1845
1835-45; < Latin vesp(a) wasp + -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for vespine

vespine

/ˈvɛspaɪn/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a wasp or wasps
Word Origin
C19: from Latin vespa a wasp
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