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English noun: WASP

1. WASP (person) a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination


Synonymswhite Anglo-Saxon Protestant


Broader (hypernym)Caucasian, Protestant, White, White person

2. wasp (animal) social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting


Broader (hypernym)hymenopter, hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopterous insect


Narrower (hyponym)cynipid gall wasp, cynipid wasp, gall wasp, gallfly, sphecoid, sphecoid wasp, velvet ant, vespid, vespid wasp









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