noun, plural ves·pi·ar·ies.
a nest of social wasps.
Origin of vespiary
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In every other respect it had precisely the same colour and fibrous texture as the walls of a vespiary.Insect Architecture
noun plural -aries
a nest or colony of social wasps or hornets
Word Origin for vespiary
C19: from Latin vespa a wasp, on the model of apiary
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