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


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