pistiäinen

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pistää (to sting) +‎ -iäinen

Noun[edit]

pistiäinen

  1. (zoology) In plural (pistiäiset) the insect order Hymenoptera comprising the sawflies, wasps, bees and ants.
  2. Any insect in the order Hymenoptera, especially those in the sawfly suborder Symphyta.

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