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hymenopteran

hy·me·nop·ter·an

hymenopteran

 
pronunciation:
haI m nap t rn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: any insect of a large group including bees, wasps, and ants, many of whose members have two pairs of transparent wings, live in colonies, and have biting or sucking mouths.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, characteristic of, or relating to any of the hymenopterans.
similar words:
waspish