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J Ants Bees Wasps

Biology

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a small industrious insect: ANTS. ANTED exists as the pt. of ANTE; ANTING exists as a noun. ant
resembling an ANT. antlike
of or relating to bees. apian
of or relating to bees; (noun) a member of the bee family. apiarian
a wasp. appledrain+
an insect that makes honey. bee
like a bee. beelike
a kind of sand-wasp: BEMBEXES, BEMBIXES. bembex bembix
any of a family of parasitic wasps. braconid
a large bee of the genus Bombus. bumblebee
a nest of wasps or wild bees; a swarm, throng; (verb) to swarm: BYKES, BYKING, BYKED. byke
any small parasitic insect of the family Chalcididae, that lay their eggs inside the bodies of other insects, or, as with the chalcid wasp, within the seeds of plants: CHALCIDS. [Gr chalkos, copper, from the metallic colouring of their bodies]. chalcid
an ant. emmet
a worker-like wingless male ant. ergataner
a worker ant, an undeveloped female. ergate
a worker-like wingless female ant. ergatogyne
resembling an ant; (verb) to crawl around like an ant: FORMICATES+, FORMICATING+, FORMICATED+. formicate
any bee of the genus Apis, which lives in communities and collects honey. honeybee
a large kind of wasp. hornet
a hymenopterous insect with a stout ovipositor, aka wood wasp. horntail
a bumble-bee. humblebee+
an order of insect having four membranous wings, e.g. ants, bees, wasps: HYMENOPTERONS or HYMENOPTERA; HYMENOPTERANS. hymenopteran hymenopteron
having four membranous wings, as do ants, bees and wasps. hymenopterous
a stinging ant. kelep
as in leafcutter ant. No -S. leafcutter+
in the Caribbean, a social wasp; an ill-tempered woman: MARABUNTAS. marabunta+
antlike. myrmecoid
a beaked white soldier ant. nasute
an ant. pismire
the wood ant, a large species which lives in nests made of pine needles or small twigs that often smell unpleasantly like urine. pissant
a spider-hunting wasp. pompilid+
a South American leaf-cutter ant. [Port. s´uva f. Tupi ys´uwa]. sauba
a genus of insects including parasitic wasps: STYLOPES. stylops+
a genus of Hymenoptera including the common wasps and hornets. [L. vespa, wasp]. vespa
a social wasp. vespid
of wasps; wasp-like. vespine
wasp-like. vespoid
any of a large number of insects belonging to the order Hymenoptera: WASPS. wasp
(adv.) WASPY, like a wasp, waspish. waspily
the state of being WASPY: WASPINESSES. waspiness+
like a wasp; acid-tongued: WASPISHLY. waspish
(adv.) WASPISH, like a wasp. waspishly
like a wasp. wasplike
like a wasp, waspish: WASPIER, WASPIEST; WASPILY. waspy
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