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hornet División en sílabas: hor·net
Pronunciación: /ˈhôrnət/

Definición de hornet en inglés:

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Imagen de hornet
A large stinging wasp that typically nests in hollow trees.
  • Vespa and other genera, family Vespidae: several species, including the giant hornet (V. crabro) and the bald-faced (or white-faced) hornet (V. maculata)
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Bites from bees, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets and fire ants are typically the most troublesome.
  • The insects most likely to cause allergic reactions are wasps, honeybees, hornets, yellow jackets and ants.
  • South African paper wasps, or hornets as they are also called, are often encountered underneath overhangs such as the eaves of roofs but do not form very big groups.

Frases

a hornets' nest

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A situation fraught with difficulties or complications: the move has stirred up a hornets' nest of academic fear and loathing
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Discount broker TD Waterhouse has stirred up a hornets' nest with the announcement that it will introduce margin trading into the UK.
  • In doing so, he seems to have stirred up a hornets' nest.
  • The US has not only disturbed a hornets' nest; it keeps on poking it.

Origen

Old English hyrnet, of Germanic origin; related to German Hornisse. The form of the word was probably influenced by Middle Dutch and Middle Low German hornte.

Palabras que riman con hornet

cornet

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