sphecid

[sfee-sid]
noun
  1. a sphecid wasp.

Origin of sphecid

< New Latin Sphecidae, equivalent to Sphec- (stem of Sphex) name of a genus (< Greek sphêx wasp) + -idae -idae; see -id2
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