mud dauber

Origin of mud dauber

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
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mud dauber

noun
  1. any of various wasps of the family Sphecidae, that construct cells of mud or clay in which they lay their eggs and store live insects as food for the developing larvaeSee also digger wasp
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