Entry from US English dictionary
noun (plural vespiaries)
A nest of wasps.
- The buzz of wasps and the bees in the vespiary were all the chaos she had ever experienced.
- It is said the drone also keeps the vespiary clean, clearing away all rubbish and carrying out dead bodies.
- You shouldn't approach beehives and vespiaries.
Early 19th century: formed irregularly from Latin vespa 'wasp', on the pattern of apiary.
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