Euro-wasp

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Noun[edit]

Euro-wasp (plural Euro-wasps)

  1. Alternative spelling of Euro wasp.
    • 1998 July 22, “Euro-wasps make beeline for Britain”, BBC News (online):
      Eighteen years after its first recorded appearance, the dolichovespula media - or Euro-wasp - has reached record numbers in Britain after many survived the mild winter, and then prospered in the humid summer that has followed.
    • 2005 July 29, “Giant 'Euro-wasp' plague warning”, BBC News (online):
      Gardeners and parents are being warned about giant "Euro-wasps" colonising parts of Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.