Definition of mud dauber in English:

mud dauber

Syllabification: mud daub·er


  • A solitary wasp that builds a mud nest typically consisting of a series of tubelike cells on an exposed surface.
    • Several genera in the family Sphecidae
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    • Her fly patterns are intricate, exacting, and hold the subtle variances of nature usually reserved for spider webs, mud dauber nests, and snowflakes.
    • Note: this is not mud dauber nesting material, but hornet nest.
    • The inorganic material can consist of clay nests of mud from insects (mud daubers) or birds (swallows).

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