Polistinae

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Etymology[edit]

Polistes, from New Latin, from Ancient Greek πολιστής (polistḗs, founder of a city), from Ancient Greek πολίζειν (polízein, build a city), from Ancient Greek πόλις (pólis, a city) +‎ -inae

Proper noun[edit]

Polistinae

  1. A taxonomic subfamily within the family Vespidae — paper wasps.

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