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English noun: yellow jacket

1. yellow jacket (artifact) a barbiturate (trade name Nembutal) used as a sedative and hypnotic and antispasmodic

SynonymsNembutal, pentobarbital, pentobarbital sodium

Broader (hypernym)barbiturate

2. yellow jacket (animal) small yellow-marked social wasp commonly nesting in the ground

SynonymsVespula maculifrons, yellow hornet

Broader (hypernym)hornet

Member meronymgenus Vespula, Vespula

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