hymenopteron

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hymenopteron insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hymenopteron One of the Hymenoptera.
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Usage

In literature:

Here, of a surety, is a Hymenopteron deprived of that sense of direction which other Hymenoptera enjoy.
"The Mason-bees" by J. Henri Fabre
How did the Hymenopteron master the terrible prey?
"Bramble-bees and Others" by J. Henri Fabre
I am too familiar with the amorous contests of the Hymenopteron clan to allow myself to be mistaken.
"More Hunting Wasps" by J. Henri Fabre
Thorax of a Hymenopteron from above.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
HYMENOPTERON, parasitic, with a sedentary male, i.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
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