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hor•net



Pronunciation: (hôr'nit), [key]
n.
any large, stinging paper wasp of the family Vespidae, as Vespa crabro (giant hornet), introduced into the U.S. from Europe, or Vespula maculata (bald-faced hornet or white-faced hornet), of North America.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Horner's methodhornet's nest
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