[ ves-pahyn, -pin ]
/ ˈvɛs paɪn, -pɪn /
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of or relating to wasps.
resembling a wasp.
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British Dictionary definitions for vespine
/ (ˈvɛspaɪn) /
of, relating to, or resembling a wasp or wasps
Word Origin for vespine
C19: from Latin vespa a wasp
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