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Noun: hymenopterous insect
  1. Insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing
    - hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopter

Derived forms: hymenopterous insects

Type of: insect

Part of: Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera

Encyclopedia: Hymenopterous insect