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Vespiary

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vespiary A nest, or habitation, of insects of the wasp kind.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vespiary A hornets' nest; the habitation of social wasps; also, the colony or aggregate of wasps in such a nest. See Vespa, and cut under wasp, and compare apiary and formicary.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Vespiary ves′pi-a-ri a hornet's nest
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. vespa, a wasp