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vespine

Syllabification: ves·pine
Pronunciation: /ˈvesˌpīn, -pin/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of vespine in English:

adjective

Of or relating to wasps.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Latin vespa 'wasp' + -ine1.

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