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Definition for: wasp

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English wæsp.

Noun

wasp (plural: wasps)

  1. Any of many types of stinging flying insect resembling a hornet or bee

Translations
  • Bosnian: osa f .
  • Chinese: trad. 黃蜂 , simpl. 黄蜂 (huángfēng)
  • Croatian: osa f .
  • Czech: vosa f .
  • Danish: hveps
  • Dutch: wesp f .
  • Esperanto: vespo
  • Estonian: herilane
  • Finnish: ampiainen
  • German: Wespe f .
  • Hebrew: צרעה f .
  • Hungarian: darázs
  • Italian: vespa f .
  • Japanese: 雀蜂 (すずめばち, suzumebachi)
  • Latin: vespa f .
  • Lithuanian: vapsva f . , širšė f . , širšuolis m . ( Vespa crabro )
  • Mongolian: морин зөгий
  • Norwegian: veps m .
  • Old English: wæsp m .
  • Romanian: viespe f .
  • Russian: оса /osá/ f .
  • Serbian:
    Cyrillic: оса f .
    Roman: osa f .
  • Slovene: osa f .
  • Swedish: geting c .
  • Spanish: avispa f .

Etymology 2

Originally an acronym for White Anglo-Saxon Protestant.

Noun

wasp (plural: wasps)

  1. A member of the dominant American upper-class culture, a white Anglo-Saxon protestant.

See also

Other Translations for "wasp"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codewasp
Hex77 e1 f3 f0
Pig Latinaspway

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