Potter wasp

Definition of Potter wasp

(Zool.) a small solitary wasp (Eumenes fraternal) which constructs a globular nest of mud and sand in which it deposits insect larvæ, such as cankerworms, as food for its young.
- Shak.
See under Potter.

See also: Potter Wasp

Related Words

Eumenes, genus Eumenes, vespid, vespid wasp
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